Birmingham soldier dies in Afghanistan

PFC Julian Colvin

{} {} A soldier from Birmingham has lost his life in Afghanistan.

{} {} The Department of Defense announced that 21 year old PFC Julian Colvin died Sunday. {}He passed away after he was wounded by an improvised explosive device.

{} {} A staff sergeant from Arizona also died in the explosion. {}Both men were assigned to the 508th Special Troops Battalion, based in North Carolina.

{} {} No word yet on funeral plans for Colvin.