Exchanging Fire in Syria's War
Photo: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters
A man walks in front of a burning building after a Syrian Air Force strike in Ain Tarma neighborhood of Damascus on Jan. 27. In a month on the frontlines of Syria's war, Reuters photographer Goran Tomasevic documented rebel fighters as they defended a swath of suburbs, mounted complex mass attacks, managed logistics, treated their wounded - and died. But as constant mortar, tank and sniper fire attested, President Bashar al-Assad's soldiers, often just a room or a grenade toss away, were equally well drilled - and much better armed.