Jacksonville Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A soldier from Florida has died in Afghanistan after insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire.

The Department of Defense announced Saturday that Pfc. Jonathan Villanueva was fatally injured Wednesday in Wardak province. The 19-year-old is from Jacksonville.

Villanueva was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Polk, La.

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