Reuters writes that Iranian troops will carry out the attack with the support of aviation Russian Aerospace Forces involved in Syria.
Today, battles between Syrian government forces and terrorist groups, including ISIL and the Front al-Nusra, are taking place in the Aleppo area. Clashes in this large Syrian city have been going on for several years now, which has led to a flood of refugees leaving the city. Until now, none of the forces could not take control of the city completely.
Earlier it was reported that Iranian military advisers are already in Syria. According to Western sources, they advised the Syrian government army and prepared the ground operation of the Iranian troops.