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Harry’s Nearly Bombed

by | 16th, June 2005

‘OUR first reaction to the news that Prince Harry came very close to getting bombed at Sandhurst was to shake our heads. We had hoped Harry had gotten over his youthful dalliance with drugs and booze.

”I’ve never knowingly smoked a bomb”

To read on the Sun’s cover “SUN MAN GETS ‘BOMB’ INTO SANDHURST” comes as no small shock, not least because we thought the correct spelling was ‘B-O-N-G’.

But before Harry’s hauled over the hot knives, the Mail explains that things are not as they seem. This was a bomb, and an undercover reporter working for the Sun had it.

So it’s back to the Sun to read the front-page headline (“I could have blown Harry to bits”), and to hear from the man the paper would like to be known as “The Investigator”.

Posing as a student of warfare who wanted to research the causes of the first Gulf War, The Investigator was granted permission to use the college library.

So he drives to Sandhurst in a hire car, gives a false address to the guard on the gate and is awarded a pass in return for a flash of his credit card.

And things get yet more daring as, having set up in

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