Jacksonville soldier killed in Afghanistan


    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.

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


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