BLAIRSTOWN, N.J. - A 30-year-old New Jersey soldier has died of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked with an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan, the Defense Department said Tuesday.

Army Spec. Ronald H. Wildrick Jr. of Blairstown, Warren County, and a soldier from California were killed in the attack Sunday in Kunar province. Wildrick served with the 25th Infantry Division's Third Brigade Combat Team out of Schofield Barracks in Hawaii, the military said. - AP