Mideast Syria

April 26, 2012 - 4:36 AM
In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian honor guard soldiers carry the coffins of Syrian army soldiers who were killed in recent violence in the country, during their funeral procession at the military hospital in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday April 24, 2012. President Bashar Assad's enemies are resorting to a new tactic to chip away at the regime targeted killings. In recent weeks, gunmen have shot dead a number of military officers in a surprisingly brazen escalation that suggests a coordinated and increasingly sophisticated approach. In the latest such attack, two intelligence officers are killed in the capital and an army truck was booby-trapped. (AP Photo/SANA)