Idaho Soldier Dies in Afghanistan

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0  Updated at 2:50 pm, August 10th, 2012 By: EastIdahoNews.com
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(LEWISTON) – An Idaho soldier has been killed in combat operations in Afghanistan. 22-year-old Army Spc. Ethan Jacob Martin of Lewiston died Tuesday when his unit came under small-arms fire in Koragay. Three other soldiers were injured during the firefight. Martin joined the Army in 2009 and was assigned to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage, Alaska in 2010. Martin leaves behind several family members in Bonners Ferry and northern Idaho.