Syrian rebels attack army checkpoint

Syrian rebels killed 28 soldiers in attacks on a military checkpoint on Thursday, just hours after a wave of bombings hit Damascus.

In this picture taken on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, a citizen journalism image provided by Edlib News Network, ENN, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, a Syrian man mourns as he holds the body of a young girl, who was killed in shelling of the Syrian forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad, at Kfar Batikh village, in Idlib province, northern Syria. Syrian warplanes fired missiles at opposition strongholds around Damascus and in the north on Wednesday as Turkey, a key backer of the anti-regime rebels, appeared to distance itself from an earlier call to impose a no-fly zone. (AP Photo/Idlib News Network ENN)

In this picture taken on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, a citizen journalism image provided by Edlib News Network, ENN, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, a Syrian man mourns as he holds the body of a young girl, who was killed in shelling of the Syrian forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad, at Kfar Batikh village, in Idlib province, northern Syria. Syrian warplanes fired missiles at opposition strongholds around Damascus and in the north on Wednesday as Turkey, a key backer of the anti-regime rebels, appeared to distance itself from an earlier call to impose a no-fly zone. (AP Photo/Idlib News Network ENN)

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