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PBS NewsHour | Fearing Military Assault, Thousands Flee Northern Syrian Town | PBS

Duration: 04:20
Program: PBS NewsHour #10046
Broadcast Date: Jun. 9, 2011

The streets of Jisr al-Shughour in northern Syria were deserted Thursday as its remaining residents braced for an assault by the country's military. Elite units, believed to be commanded by President Assad's brother, appeared ready to exact vengeance on the rebellious town. Judy Woodruff reports.

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Post Date: June 10, 2011