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 woman who fled from the violence in her village carries a water bucket on her head Nov. 7, 2012, at a displacement camp in the Syrian village of Atma, near the Turkish border. (Associated Press)

A Syrian woman who fled from the violence in her village carries a water bucket on her head Nov. 7, 2012, at a displacement camp in the Syrian village of Atma, near the Turkish border. (Associated Press)

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