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DANGER Syrian Refugees Flock to Turkey AFP / Getty Images

Syrian Refugees Flock to Turkey

Thousands have poured from Syria’s embattled towns and villages as the United Nations’ April 10 deadline for a ceasefire nears. Turkish hospitals are treating the wounded as smugglers and Free Syrian fighters secret their casualties out of the combat zone, just part of the estimated 2,800 Syrians who fled across the border on Thursday alone. Refugees report that Assad’s forces continue to shell civilian areas and conduct strikes with tanks and helicopters.

April 7, 2012 8:04 AM