Was Prince Harry the Target of Afghanistan Attack?

Two Marines died at the same U.S. base where Prince Harry is stationed.
3:00 | 09/17/12

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Overseas to where it's been a violent through days in afghanistan. Six u.S. Soldiers killed there in two separate attacks. One by the taliban the same base where prince harry was deployed. Is he putting other lives in danger? Muhammad lila is in kabul with the latest. Good morning. Reporter: Good morning, elizabeth. Police have been out here in full force today after a series of protests here turned violent. As for the prince, he's still on his base, just days after the taliban nearly got to him. Hundreds of protesters swept through the city. Anti-american fever on full display. Just days after the taliban pulled off what many thought was impossible. They stormed camp bastion, their target, the airfield where prince harry's apache helicopter was parked. The british police whisked him away the moment the attack happened. The taliban were able to execute the attack in quite a professional manner. They were able do reconnaissance posing as farmers, watching the marines that worked on base. Reporter:15 taliban fighters disguised in american uniforms blew a hole through the outer wall. Storming inside with automatic rifles, suicide vests and grenade launchers. Under the cover of darkness, the firefight lasted for hours. You had 15 essential suicide attackers roaming individually on the base. Blowing things up. Reporter: By the time the smoke had cleared, insurgents had destroyed eight carrier jets worth $20 million each, three refueling stations and six aircraft hangars. Now, guys, here's what's moving forward. If the british pulled the prince out, the taliban will claim it as a victory. And if they leave the prince deployed it will continue to put himself and those around him at greater risks.

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