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A photo from the Facebook page of Pfc. Joshua Nelson, 22, who died Saturday night while serving in the Army in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
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A photo from the Facebook page of Pfc. Joshua Nelson, 22, who died Saturday night while serving in the Army in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Officials: Local soldier killed in fighting

By Jane Dail

The Daily Reflector

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The U.S. Department of Defense on Wednesday confirmed that a Greenville soldier was killed in fighting last weekend in Afghanistan.

Spc. Joshua Nelson was among of four American servicemen who died Sunday, according to the government. Earlier information that his death occurred Saturday was inaccurate.


Nelson was killed in the Zabul province when his position was attacked with small arms fire, a Defense Department news release said.

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