Aurora Man Killed by Roadside Bomb in Afghanistan

Aurora Man Killed by Roadside Bomb in Afghanistan

AURORA – U.S. officials confirmed a 21-year-old Illinois soldier was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.

The Taliban immediately took responsibility for the attack killing two U.S. service members, including Miguel Villalon from Aurora.

The city of Aurora said Villalon was a former student of East Aurora High School and he “was proud to serve in the United States Army and protect his country.”