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Fort Bragg soldier killed in Afghanistan

Posted February 9, 2011 2:54 p.m. EST
Updated February 9, 2011 3:49 p.m. EST

— A Fort Bragg soldier was killed this week in Afghanistan, U.S. Department of Defense officials said Wednesday. 

Sgt. Patrick R. Carroll, 25, of Norwalk, Ohio, died Monday in the Kandahar province, from wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

Carroll was assigned to the 319th Military Intelligence Battalion, 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps.