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Fort Bragg-based soldier dies in Afghanistan

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FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - The Department of Defense says an Army captain based at Fort Bragg has died in Afghanistan.

Officials said Tuesday that 29-year-old Capt. Jason B. Jones of Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania, died on Monday in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, of wounds received from small-arms.

A statement said the incident is under investigation.

Jones was assigned 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group at Fort Bragg.

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