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Afghan protesters call for Prince Harry to be ‘put on trial’ over Taliban killings claim

Duke of Sussex says he killed 25 Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, writing in new memoir that he is ‘neither proud nor ashamed’ of the figure

Alisha Rahaman Sarkar
Monday 09 January 2023 09:31 GMT
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Protesters in Afghanistan have demanded Prince Harry be “put on trial” after he claimed to have killed 25 people in the south Asian country while serving in the military.

The Duke of Sussex claims in his forthcoming memoir Spare that he killed Taliban militants while serving as an Apache helicopter copilot gunner in Afghanistan in 2012-13.

He likened the killings to “chess pieces removed from the board” and claimed those he had killed were “bad people eliminated before they could kill good people”.

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