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A Washington state-based soldier died over the weekend in Afghanistan, the Defense Department said Monday.
Pfc. Markie T. Sims, 20, of Citra, Fla., died Saturday in Panjwal of wounds from an IED attack.
Sims was assigned to the 38th Engineer Company, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, under control of the 7th Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
No further information was immediately available.