Government army soldiers on top of an armored personnel carrier patrol a street at the mountain resort town of Zabadani, Syria, near the Lebanese border. A human rights group said Syrian troops "committed a new massacre" near the northwestern town of Jisr al-Shughour, killing 19 people - 11 of them from the same family. The report was impossible to confirm.

Government army soldiers on top of an armored personnel carrier patrol a street at the mountain resort town of Zabadani, Syria, near the Lebanese border. A human rights group said Syrian troops "committed a new massacre" near the northwestern town of Jisr al-Shughour, killing 19 people - 11 of them from the same family. The report was impossible to confirm.