This citizen journalism image provided by Shaam News Network SNN, taken on Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, purports to show a Syrian military helicopter that caught fire and crashed after it was apparently hit... more 
This citizen journalism image provided by Shaam News Network SNN, taken on Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, purports to show a Syrian military helicopter that caught fire and crashed after it was apparently hit during fighting between government forces and rebels in the capital Damascus, Syria. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which reported the chopper crash, said there was intense fighting between troops backed by helicopter gunships and rebels in the western Damascus neighborhood of Jobar. State media said the chopper crashed in al-Qaboun district, which is close to Jobar.(AP Photo/Shaam News Network, SNN)THE ASSOCIATED PRESS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS CITIZEN JOURNALIST IMAGE less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Shaam News Network, SNN
Mon, Aug 27, 2012 11:32 AM EDT