Deserted streets in Jisr al-Shughur
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Syria: Residents flee in fear of revenge attacks on town

Britain and France have presented a revised draft resolution to the United Nations Security Council calling for an immediate end to the violence in Syria and demanding the lifting of the siege of several cities.

In the north of the country hundreds of residents are pouring across the Turkish border, fearing the government is about to unleash a revenge attack on the town of Jisr al-Shughur.

Owen Bennett Jones reports from the Turkish border.

  • 09 Jun 2011
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