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Ohio, Florida soldiers killed in Afghanistan

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The military says a soldier from southern Ohio and one from central Florida have been killed in an attack in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense says 28-year-old Staff Sgt. Joshua S. Gire of Chillicothe (chih-lih-KAH'-thee), Ohio, and 26-year-old Pfc. Michael C. Mahr or Homosassa, Fla., died Tuesday after an attack involving explosives and small arms fire. They were assigned to Bamberg, Germany.


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