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Jacksonville soldier killed in Afghanistan

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JACKSONVILLE, NC (WWAY) -- A soldier from Jacksonville is among the latest American casualties of war.

The Department of Defense says says SSGT Ergin V. Osman died Thursday in Afghanistan. The DOD says the 35-year-old was one of six soldiers killed when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device in Kandahar Province.

The soldiers were part of the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, KY.

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