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Blackfoot soldier dies in Afghanistan after explosion

Spc. Randy L.J. Neff
Spc. Randy L.J. Neff

U.S. Army Spc. Randy L.J. Neff Jr., 22, died in Zabul Province Wednesday after an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle, a Department of Defense press release said Thursday.

Neff was with the 4th Engineer Battalion out of Fort Carson, Colo.

Sgt. Joshua Rimer, 24, of Rochester, Pa., also died in the explosion.

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