Manhal Solouh, a notorious commander of the Free Syrian Army (FSA), and his gunmen laid down arms in Northern Homs on Wednesday, and demanded to join the government troops in the fight again their earlier comrade militants.
Manhal Solouh, the chief commander of Liwa al-Tohid that is one of the most important FSA-affiliated terrorist groups in Northern Homs, laid down arms and applied for government amnesty along with tens of his fighters.
Solouh and his fighters then asked to join the Syrian Army troops to fight the terrorist groups.
The Syrian pro-government forces will soon spread control over the entire lands in Northern Homs and Southern Hama after expulsion of terrorists from tens of villages, towns, settlements and regions in Central Syria.
Earlier reports said that the army imposed control over 200 sq/km more lands in Northern Homs and Southern Hama after the terrorists retreated from the region.
Hundreds of terrorists and their family members that rejected the army’s peace offer left al-Houleh and Talbiseh regions in Northern Homs for Idlib on 73 buses.
The army further took full control over 15 towns and villages in Northern and Northeatern Homs and 10 regions in Southern Hama and West of the town of al-Salamiyah.
Field sources said that the army has thus far been capable of enforcing control over 230 sq/km of more lands in Homs and Hama province after the withdrawal of the terrorists from the region.