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Soldier from Velda Village dies after insurgents attack unit in Afghanistan

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(KMOV) – A local soldier of Velda Village who was serving in Afghanistan died Sept. 28 in Germany of wounds he suffered on Sept. 27 when insurgents attacked his unit using indirect fire, officials said on a news release on Monday.

First Sgt. Billy J. Siercks was 32 years old.

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