NC-Based Soldier Dies In Iraq

A North Carolina-based soldier has died from wounds he suffered while fighting in Iraq.

Military officials say Sergeant First Class Keith A. Callahan of
McClure, Pennsylvania, died yesterday after an improvised explosive
device detonated while he was on combat patrol south of Baghdad.

The 31-year-old Callahan was assigned to the 2nd Battalion,
325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort
Bragg, North Carolina. Other details haven't been released.

More than 3,050 U.S. troops have died in Iraq since the war began.

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