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 boy who fled with his family from the violence in their village waits his turn Nov. 8, 2012, to fill water at a displacement camp, in the Syrian village of Atmeh, near the Turkish border. (Associated Press)

A Syrian boy who fled with his family from the violence in their village waits his turn Nov. 8, 2012, to fill water at a displacement camp, in the Syrian village of Atmeh, near the Turkish border. (Associated Press)

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