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Soldier from Southern California killed in Afghanistan

August 3, 2012 |  7:49 pm

Lopez
A U.S. Army soldier from Southern California has been killed in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Friday.

Pfc. Jesus J. Lopez, 22, of San Bernardino was killed Wednesday by a roadside bomb in Paktika province. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division at Ft. Riley, Kan.

-- Tony Perry in San Diego 

Photo: Pfc. Jesus Lopez. Credit: U.S. Army

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