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Iraqi troops gunning for Ramadi outnumber ISIS 10 to 1

Iraqi troops gunning for Ramadi outnumber ISIS 10 to 1

Iraqi troops closing in on Ramadi outnumber Islamic State militants by as many as 10 to one, a U.S. official told Military Times on Friday.

The offensive to wrest back control of the city involves between 8,000 and 10,000 Iraqi security forces, said Army Col. Steve Warren, a spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition overseeing the fight against the Islamic State group.

Source: Iraqi troops gunning for Ramadi outnumber ISIS 10 to 1