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Houston soldier dies in Afghanistan

Undated (KSLA)- Another American Hero has fallen serving our nation. The Department of Defense announced Saturday the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Spc. Pedro A. Maldonado, 20, of Houston, Texas, died Oct. 29 in Kandalay, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

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