With tensions running high in Rabat, royal protection officers are so worried about Harry and Meghan ’s safety they have banned them from walkabouts.
The prince and his pregnant wife arrive in the Moroccan city days after it was rocked by riots and police brutality during demonstrations by teachers over pay and healthcare.
British security services have demanded extra resources to protect the couple.
And the Mirror understands protection officers have drawn up “exit plans” to get them out of harm’s way, or even the country, should there be a repeat of the ugly scenes.
“Both Meghan and Harry draw huge crowds wherever they go in the world and they have a real propensity to get in among the crowds, interacting with them, very closely.
“Due to the nature of the protests across the country this was strongly advised against which they both understood.
Specialist projection officers this week held a series of emergency conferences with their counterparts in Morocco.
One of Harry and Meghan’s protection squad went with Kensington Palace staff on a recent recce of the places the royals are due to visit.
They will be keen to avoid a repeat of Meghan’s first major tour last October when she was mobbed by crowds in a Fijian market and had to be pulled out by guards after just six minutes.