PBS NewsHour

Fearing Military Assault, Thousands Flee Northern Syrian...

Clip: 06/09/2011 | 4m 19s

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.

Aired: 06/09/11

Rating: NR

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