With one escape route, Syrians enter Turkey

A Turkish soldier stands by as a group of Syrians wait inside Syria for the authorization to enter Turkey near the Turkish village of Guvecci in Hatay province, Turkey, which borders Syria Thursday, June 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

June 9, 2011 8:58:24 AM PDT
Syrian troops encircled a restive northern town on Thursday, an activist said, and hundreds of people fled through a single escape route into Turkey to escape days of violence.