Francois Murad, the Syrian priest killed during a June 23 attack on a convent, was shot not beheaded, according to the latest reports. (The Daily Telegraph)
A YouTube video appearing to show two prisoners being executed by rebels had been linked to Murad’s murder, but Human Rights Watch said the video was most likely filmed in a different location several months before Murad was killed.
Murad’s order, The Custody of the Holy Land, said he was shot by Islamists while trying to defend nuns. Fides linked the attack to the jihadi group, Jabhat al-Nusra.