30 January 2013
Syrian rebel fighters take position as they prepare to attack a Syrian Army checkpoint in the Ain Tarma neighborhood of Damascus. The men would soon would be hit by sniper fire.
On 30 January 2013, a Syrian rebel group planning an attack on government forces is hit by sniper fire in Damascus, Syria. After evacuating their comrade, who was shot in the chest and would later die from injuries, the rebels return to attack the checkpoint with rocket fire. Subsequently, government forces fired tank shells at the rebels. The rebels eventually retreated for the day to mourn the death of their comrade.