Father Frans Assassination in Homs, Syria

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06 Apr 2014 22:00

Jesuit Monastery, Besieged Homs
Father Francis Vanederlcht was shot in the head by a masked gunman who broke into the Jesuit Monastery in Homs' rebel held area of Boustan al-Diwan on April 7, 2014, killing him instantly.
The monastery's inhabitants shrouded Vanederlcht's body and buried him in the monastery soon after the incident.
Father Francis Vanederlcht refused to leave Homs during the February evacuation and stayed with the remaining christian inhabitants.

Homs Syria