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Army private from SC killed in Afghanistan

HEIDELBERG, Germany (AP) -

Military officials say an Army private from South Carolina has been killed in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense announced Wednesday that 19-year-old Pfc. Adam C. Ross of Lyman died July 24 in Wardak province of wounds suffered when he encountered small arms fire.

Ross was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.

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