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A hero comes home: Supporters line street for soldier killed in Afghanistan

Staff Sgt. Ian Paul McLaughlin was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Staff Sgt. Ian Paul McLaughlin's remains arrived home on Saturday. 

The combat engineer was killed by a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan last week. 

Supporters lined the streets as a motorcade carried the hero's remains from Fort Bragg to the Lafayette Funeral Home in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Fort Bragg shared a video on Facebook of soldiers saluting their fallen comrade. "Until we meet again, Rest In Peace," the post read in part. 

McLaughlin was a member of Company B, 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division.

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