Illinois soldier killed in Afghanistan

November 21, 2011 2:50:16 PM PST
An Illinois National Guard soldier from the Quad Cities has been killed in Afghanistan.

Private First Class Adam Dobereiner died November 18th in Kandahar province. The 21-year-old is from Moline, on the Illinois-Iowa border. He died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

Dobereiner was assigned to the 8th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade based at Fort Hood, Texas.