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Prince Harry pulled from Afghanistan

LONDON - England's Prince Harry will be pulled from battle in Afghanistan following concerns over the 23-year-old Royal's safety, reports CNN.

Prince Harry has been serving in Afghanistan for the past 10-weeks, media outlets have been tight lipped about the details up until details on the Prince's military duties were revealed on the U.S. website "The Drudge report."

Military officials had feared that if details of the Prince's tour were revealed he could become a target for the Taliban and other terrorist organizations in the area.

Prince Harry, who is third in line to the thrown of England, has been receiving positive reviews from his commanding officers. "He has been fully involved in operations and has run the same risks as everyone else in his battle group. In common with all of his generation in the army today, he is a credit to the nation," said Gen. Richard Dannatt.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/7270743.stm

http://www.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/asiapcf/02/29/prince.afghanistan/index.html