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Marine with ND ties wounded in Afghanistan

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MINTO (AP) -- A Marine with ties to the northeast North Dakota town of Minto was wounded in Afghanistan. His mother says his injuries are serious but not life-threatening.

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1st Lt. Clayton Jarolimek was wounded Monday by an improvised explosive device while on a foot patrol. His mother, Dawn, says the family was told he has a broken jaw, broken bones in his face and some debris in an eye.

The family says that after undergoing surgery at a hospital in Germany, Jarolimek likely will be flown to California. He and his wife live near San Diego.

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