November 9th, 2012
05:09 AM ET

8,000 refugees cross the border from Syria into Turkey

More than 8,000 Syrian refugees fled to Turkey from Syria on Thursday because of "fierce fighting in Ras Al Ayn,”  a Turkish foreign ministry official tells CNN. The Syrian town is located near the Turkish border.

Of the thousands of refugees, 71 were injured, the official said. Two died of their wounds.

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  1. Canuck

    I hope they will be treated hospitably and nice.

    November 9, 2012 at 5:31 am | Report abuse |
  2. Canuck

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    November 9, 2012 at 7:43 am | Report abuse |