This citizen journalism image provided by Shaam News Network SNN, taken on Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, purports to show the site of a crashed Syrian military helicopter that was apparently hit during ... more 
This citizen journalism image provided by Shaam News Network SNN, taken on Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, purports to show the site of a crashed Syrian military helicopter that was apparently hit during fighting between government forces and rebels in the capital Damascus, Syria. The helicopter’s downing comes amid a widening government offensive to recapture districts in Damascus and its suburbs that have fallen into rebel hands. (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