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Fort Riley soldier killed in Afghanistan

A 26-year-old Fort Riley soldier from Miami, Fla., was killed recently in Afghanistan, less than two months after he was deployed.

Sgt. Amaru Aguilar, a scout, was killed by small arms fire last Friday in Kandahar Province, a Fort Riley official said. He was deployed in March to Afghanistan with the 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division.

Aguilar also served two tours in Iraq.

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