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9:13 am
Mon November 8, 2010

Middletown native dies in Afghanistan

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Defense Department says a Middletown native has died in Afghanistan.

The military says 22-year-old Sgt. Michael Paranzino, serving with the 10th Mountain Division, died of wounds after his unit was attacked in Kandahar with an improvised bomb.

Parnzino was based in Fort Drum, New York.

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