The Taliban is not happy with Prince Harry’s recent interview in Afghanistan.
Here is the dramatic moment Prince Harry ran for his helicopter during a recent Afghanistan interview.
Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid told the AFP the prince has “developed a mental problem” while fighting in Afghanistan.
Sky News reported:
Britain’s Prince Harry, who compared shooting insurgents in Afghanistan to playing video games, ‘has probably developed a mental problem’, the Taliban says.
‘There are 49 countries with their powerful military failing in the fight against the mujahideen, and now this prince comes and compares this war with his games, PlayStation or whatever he calls it,’ Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid told AFP on Tuesday.
Harry, third in line to the throne, said he had killed Taliban insurgents during a 20-week posting flying scores of missions over the restive southern province of Helmand in an Apache attack helicopter.
As co-pilot, Harry was in charge of the weapons systems in a two-man cockpit, firing Hellfire air-to-surface missiles, rockets and a 30-millimetre gun.
‘It’s a joy for me because I’m one of those people who loves playing PlayStation and Xbox, so with my thumbs I like to think I’m probably quite useful,’ he said in interviews released on Monday after the end of his posting.
‘This is a serious war, a historic war, resistance for us, for our people,’ Mujahid told AFP by telephone from an undisclosed location.
‘But we don’t take his comments very seriously, as we have all seen and heard that many foreign soldiers, occupiers who come to Afghanistan, develop some kind of mental problems on their way out.’
Asked by Britain’s Press Association if he had killed from the cockpit, Harry said: ‘Yeah, so lots of people have.