Just mere hours after news of his secret deployment leaked the mainstream media, Prince Harry – the second son of the late Princess Diana and Prince Charles — was pulled out of his military detachment amid concerns for his safety. Though only being all of 23 years, the British royal has been serving in the front lines at the province of Helmand for the past 10 months. The deployment was supposedly subject to a news blackout but for some reason or another, foreign media chose to breach that agreement. Since the Prince’s presence would have given the Taleban extra motivation to hunt down British troops, the United Kingdom’s military has decided to pull out the Prince.
Prince Harry is the third in line to the crown after his father and his older brother, Prince William. According to the report from the military, the Prince was supposed to come back from service in a few weeks’ time, but due to the leak – something that was described as ‘regrettable’ — the tour of duty had to cut short. The report also added that such a contingency plan has always been in place in case of such incidents.
The Prince has never really had a good relationship with the media. Photographers have caught him in various states of drunkenness numerous times in the pas