Jubilant scenes on the streets of Da'el and Syria's southwestern Daraa province as rebels accept a deal to return this town to government control. Syrian State TV broadcasting these images from the area. People clutching pictures of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, chanting slogans in support of the Syrian Army, and waving national flags, all as the army enters.
Southwestern Syria is one of two remaining rebel strong holds and is where Russia, the Syrian government's strongest supporter, is playing a role in negotiating surrender deals with rebels. Insurgents say the Syrian army has been making rapid advances in the southwest in recent weeks.
r strikes have been pounding towns that have been holding out, and it seems to be working.
Several towns further east of Diav have also accepted government rule, according to a war monitor. But the UN is warning of a humanitarian catastrophe. It says that 160,000 people have been uprooted in the latest offensive, and those fleeing risk being trapped between warring sides.