Hattiesburg soldier injured in Iraq dies from wounds

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A Hattiesburg soldier injured in a missile attack in Iraq has died of his injuries.

Family members said Anthony Magee, 28, died in a hospital in Germany where he had been on life support since the attack.

Magee, a Hattiesburg High School graduate, had recently transferred to the infantry after serving in a supply position for the U.S. Army.

He and several other troops were asleep Friday night when a missile struck their sleeping quarters.

The condition of the other soldiers is not known.

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