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Fort Bragg soldier killed in Afghanistan

Posted April 8, 2012 11:39 a.m. EDT

— A Fort Bragg-based soldier was killed in Afghanistan Friday, the military announced Sunday.

Spec. Antonio C. Burnside, 31, of Great Falls, Mont., died when his unit was attacked by insurgents in the Ghanzi province. Burnside served with the 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division.