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Dutch Jesuit priest abducted and killed in Syria - report

A Dutch Jesuit priest was abducted and shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the besieged Syrian city of Homs on Monday, Dutch media reported. Frans van der Lugt, 75, had been living in Syria since the early 1970s. Armed men took him from his home in the morning and shot him twice in the head, Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant reported, citing the head of the Jesuit order in the Netherlands. Van der Lugt warned of the humanitarian suffering of the population in Homs in a video appeal earlier...

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