Soldier from Mesquite, TX, dies in Afghanistan - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Soldier from Mesquite, TX, dies in Afghanistan

MESQUITE, TX (KSLA)- KSLA News 12 has learned that a soldier has been killed in Afghanistan. Pvt. Devon J. Harris, of Mesquite, Texas, died November 27 in Wardak province, Afghanistan.

The Department of Justice says 24-year-old Harris died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a rocket-propelled grenade.

He was assigned to the Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 10th Mountain Division, at Ft. Polk, Louisiana.

 

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