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Specialist Christopher David Horton, 26, was killed on Friday while serving in Afghanistan.

Willmar family is mourning loss of grandson serving in Afghanistan

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WILLMAR -- A Willmar area family is mourning the loss of a loved one who was killed in action in Afghanistan on Friday.

Army Spec. Christopher David Horton and two fellow soldiers were killed by enemy small arms fire when they were ambushed in Paktia, Afghanistan, according to information the family has received.


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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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