UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon condemned the assassination of Dutch priest Frans Van Der Lugt in Syria\'s central city of Homs at the hands of the armed terrorist groups.
The assassination of Father Frans is inhuman act of violence, Ki-moon spokesman Stephan Dujarric said.
An armed terrorist group assassinated Father Frans in Bustan al-Diwan neighborhood in the old city of Homs Monday morning.
For its part, the Jesuits of the Middle East confirmed the assassination of Father Frans at the Monastery of Jesuit Fathers in the aforementioned neighborhood.
Priest Frans Van Der Lugt had lived in Syria since 1966 after a short stay in Lebanon. He was a psychiatrist and participated effectively in the inter-faith dialogue.