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 family who fled from the violence in their village sit on the ground at a displacement camp in the Syrian village of Atmeh, near the Turkish border. (Associated Press)

A Syrian family who fled from the violence in their village sit on the ground at a displacement camp in the Syrian village of Atmeh, near the Turkish border. (Associated Press)

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