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Soldier From Daly City Killed In Afghanistan Bomb Attack

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According to the Defense Department, Sgt. William B. Gross-Paniagua of Daly City died during a bomb attack in Afghanistan on July 31, 2011. (Department of Defense)

According to the Defense Department, Sgt. William B. Gross-Paniagua of Daly City died during a bomb attack in Afghanistan on July 31, 2011. (Department of Defense)

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HONOLULU (CBS / AP) — The military said a Hawaii-based soldier from the Bay Area died this week from injuries suffered during from a bomb attack in Afghanistan.

The Defense Department said Monday Sgt. William B. Gross-Paniagua of Daly City died Sunday in Kunar province after enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device.

The 28-year-old was assigned to the 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team of the 25th Infantry Battalion at Schofield Barracks on Oahu.

(Copyright 2011 by CBS San Francisco. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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