Exodus of refugees from Syria spikes

Senior U.N. officials say 11,000 Syrians have fled the country in the past 24 hours in what they call an unusual spike in the number of refugees.

A Syrian man who fled from the violence in his village sits Nov. 8, 2012, for a haircut next to his tent at a camp in the Syrian village of Atmeh, near the Turkish border. (Associated Press)

A Syrian man who fled from the violence in his village sits Nov. 8, 2012, for a haircut next to his tent at a camp in the Syrian village of Atmeh, near the Turkish border. (Associated Press)

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