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Iraqi Prime Minister Says ISIS Seized 2,300 Humvees When It Took Mosul

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi told state TV on Sunday that Iraq's government lost 2,300 Humvee vehicles when Islamic State insurgents seized the city of Mosul in June 2014. The Islamic State, also known as ISIS, took over Iraq's second-largest city following the staggering collapse of the Iraqi military in the region. Faced with the militants' advance, the Iraqi troops defending the city fled so hastily that some soldiers reportedly stripped off their uniforms and left behind the equipment they carried.
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