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Fort Bragg soldier killed in Afghanistan

Posted June 3, 2014 7:28 p.m. EDT
Updated June 3, 2014 10:53 p.m. EDT

— A Fort Bragg soldier was killed Monday while serving in Afghanistan, the military announced Tuesday.

Capt. Jason B. Jones, 29, of Orwigsburg, Pa., died in Jalalabad, Afghanistan of wounds sustained from small-arms fire.

The military released no further information. The incident is under investigation.

Jones was assigned 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne).