Father Frans van der Lugt slain in Syria

<span title="De Nederlandse pater-jezuïet Frans van der Lugt (75) is maandag omgekomen in de Syrische stad Homs waar hij al tientallen jaren werkzaam was.
">The Dutch Jesuit Father Frans van der Lugt (75) was killed Monday in the Syrian city of Homs , where he worked for decades .<span title="Bekijk video

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<span title="Dat heeft secretaris Jan Stuyt van de Nederlandse Orde van de Jezuïeten laten weten.

">That's secretary Jan Stuyt the Dutch Order of the Jesuits to know .

The Dutch priest was working in Homs . Certainly fifty years <span title="Gewapende mannen ontvoerden hem maandagochtend uit zijn woning en schoten hem met twee kogels door het hoofd.

">Armed men kidnapped him from his home Monday morning and shot him with two bullets to the head.

Warriors of the extremist al- Nusrafront killed Van der Lugt . That said, the governor of the province of Homs , Talal al- Barazi . It Nusrafront is a branch of al- Qaeda . <span title="Het motief van de daders is onduidelijk.

">The motive of the perpetrators is unclear .

Barazi said the Syrian Crescent (Red Cross) tries to store the Mortal remains <span title="De volgens Barazi gewaardeerde pater weigerde na het uitbreken van de burgeroorlog in 2011 de stad te verlaten.

">The Barazi according esteemed father refused to leave . Following the outbreak of the civil war in 2011, the city

<span title="Noodoproep

">Emergency call

In January, Van der Lugt did a video a distress call from the Syrian city , because the famine that prevails there . <span title=""Wij houden van het leven, we willen niet verdrinken in de zee van pijn en dood", zei hij in het Arabisch.

">" We love life, we do not want to drown in the sea of ​​pain and death," he said in Arabic .

<span title="Hij weigerde Homs te verlaten, terwijl delen van de stad door troepen van president Bashar al-Assad volledig waren afgesloten van de buitenwereld.

">He refused to leave Homs while parts of the city were completely cut
off from the outside world . Troops of President Bashar al- Assad

<span title=""Ik blijf bij mijn mensen. Ik ben de herder van mijn schapen", was zijn antwoord, zo zei Stuyt enkele maanden geleden.

">"I stand by my people . I am the shepherd of my sheep," was his answer, said Stuyt few months ago .

Van der Lugt was born on April 10, 1938 in The Hague. He left almost fifty years ago to Syria . <span title="In Homs werkte hij met jongeren met een beperking en zorgde hij voor de zwakken die door het geweld hun buurt niet konden ontvluchten.

">In Homs , he worked with young people with disabilities , and he took
care of the infirm who could not flee . Violence through their
neighborhood

<span title="Diep geschokt

">shocked

<span title="Minister Frans Timmermans van Buitenlandse Zaken is diep geschokt door de dood van de Nederlandse pater Frans van der Lugt.

">Minister of Foreign Affairs Frans Timmermans is deeply shocked by the death of the Dutch Father Frans van der Lugt .

''
The man who has nothing but good things brought in Homs , the Syrian
among the Syrians had become , who refused to leave , even when it was
dangerous , the man who convinced the death-defying put into practice
his own in the stitch <span title="op laffe wijze vermoord'', aldus Timmermans over Van der Lugt op Facebook.

">murdered in a cowardly manner ,'' says Timmermans on Van der Lugt on Facebook .

'' Yet another victim of the gruesome battle. Father Frans deserves our gratitude and our respect . And he must be able to count on our commitment to help end . '' Misery

Source from dutch news website nu.nl

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