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Prince Harry becomes a target
Dec 24, 2012, 12:01 GMT
Britain's Prince Harry has become an even bigger target for the Taliban after he reportedly killed one of their commanders.
The 28-year-old royal is currently serving on the frontline in Afghanistan and yesterday (23.12.12) it was claimed he and his comrades had unleashed a devastating 100lb Hellfire missile on the chief during an attack in October.
Now sources say the Taliban have put a huge price on Harry's head as they want revenge.
One told the Daily Mirror newspaper: 'There is no doubt that chatter between jihadists in Afghanistan will increase in relation to intensifying attempts to harm the prince. The trouble is any increased threat against a member of UK forces directly threatens all those on the frontline.'
Ministry of Defence sources also expressed concern over the way the incident had been reported as Harry had been singled out.
One senior insider said: 'It is not helpful that the prince has been singled out in this way.
'He is part of a team that is taking part in extremely hazardous operations on a daily basis and naturally anybody can come to the conclusion that he will have been engaged in operations that result in the deaths of insurgents.
'To say he personally did this could jeopardise future operations for the Apache team.'
Harry is expected to return home next month after completing his latest tour.
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