Oberlin soldier killed by bomb in Afghanistan - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Oberlin soldier killed by bomb in Afghanistan

OBERLIN, OH (WOIO) -

The Department of Defense announced Thursday the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Sgt. Louis R. Torres, 23, of Oberlin, Ohio, died Aug. 22, in San Antonio, Texas, of wounds suffered when he encountered an enemy improvised explosive device, Aug. 6, in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Torres was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

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