Some unofficial reports claimed that Harry, 28 , had killed the Taliban commander as he flew a mission as part of an Apache gunship crew.
He and his comrades are said to have unleashed a Hellfire missile to eliminate the terror chief after tracking him in war-torn Helmand province.
According to the Daily Mirror, there were growing fears that the story, which was reported worldwide, will only increase the danger facing the prince, and those around him.
A Western intelligence source that the chatter between jihadists in Afghanistan will increase in relation to intensifying attempts to harm the prince.
British MP and former Army Colonel Patrick Mercer also said that the report could only make Harry an even greater target.
According to the report, he also stressed that it would be misleading to say this is purely Prince Harry’s responsibility.
London: Afghanistan warlords may have increased the bounty for assassinating Prince Harry after reports emerged that he had killed his first Taliban commander.
First Published: Monday, December 24, 2012, 12:56