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NH Marine killed in Afghanistan

LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - A U.S. Marine from New Hampshire has died while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan.

The U.S. Department of Defense said Friday that Pfc. Eric D. Currier of Londonderry, N.H., died Wednesday in Helmand province of Afghanistan.

The 21-year-old Currier was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force based in Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Officials did not provide additional information on circumstances surrounding his death.

Currier's number was unlisted.

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