Afghanistan

Feb 13, 2014 1:12 PM

Fort Bragg-Based Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - Military officials say a soldier from Kentucky has been killed in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense said Thursday that 27-year-old Spc. Christopher A. Landis of Independence, Ky., died Feb. 10, on Bagram Airfield from wounds received when the enemy attacked his dismounted patrol with a rocket propelled grenade in Kapisa Province.

Landis was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group at Fort Bragg.

No further details of his death were available.

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