Taliban tracking Prince Harry for killing 30 fanatics

February 29th, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by admin  

London, Feb 29 (ANI): Prince Harry killed up to 30 of the enemy on his frontline Afghanistan tour by directing no less than three air strikes, thus inviting Taliban fanatics to track him down.

The prince also traded fire with insurgents who attacked his outpost base, manning a heavy machine gun.

Sources say that the prince displayed enormous courage, and came under enemy rocket, mortar and machine gun fire almost every day on the Nato security mission.

They added that despite being a royal, Harry was given no special privileges and faced the same high risks as the troops around him.

In his role as a Forward Air Controller, Harry also brought down bombs on Taliban attackers.

Harry has been serving on the front line with his British army unit in one of Afghanistan’s most lawless and barren provinces of Helmand.

British officials had hoped to keep the 23-year-old’s deployment secret until he had safely returned, but they released video of Harry serving in Helmand Province after a leak appeared on the U.S. Web site the Drudge Report.

Generals have already met to decide whether to rush Harry home five weeks prior to schedule.

Were going to have to bring him home immediately. We have to expect that every fanatical fighter in 1,000 miles of him will be pulling out all the stops to find him, The Sun quoted a military source, as saying.

However, the source added that even if Harry is at home, he could remain a target for Taliban sympathisers.

Every single person that supports them will be trying to slot me, Harry said. (ANI)

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