Fighting in Syria Continues
Via the BBC: Syrian unrest: ‘Heavy fighting’ in Jisr al-Shughour
The government says it is trying to restore order after 120 security personnel were killed last week.
BBC correspondents on the border say the number of those who have crossed is probably higher than the official figure of 5,050 given on Sunday afternoon by the UN’s refugee agency, the UNHCR. Witnesses said there might be as many as 10,000 sheltering in the area.
US officials say the crackdown has created a humanitarian crisis, and called for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to be given access.
Much more at the link of a highly violent and disturbing situation that continues to develop.