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Syrians seek sanctuary on Turkish border

Syrian troops are said to be tightening their grip on villages in the north of the country.

Military checkpoints have reportedly been set up there in an attempt to stop the flow of refugees heading into neighbouring Turkey.

Our correspondent Matthew Price is one of the few Western journalists to have crossed the border into Syria. He sent this report from the town of Hibud al Jouz.

  • 19 Jun 2011
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