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World Tourists stabbed in Jordanian city near Roman ruins: police

14:55  06 november  2019
14:55  06 november  2019 Source:   reuters.com

Jordan police arrest man after stabbing attack at popular tourist site

  Jordan police arrest man after stabbing attack at popular tourist site A 22-year-old Jordanian-Palestinian man is in custody after eight people were stabbed at Jerash, a popular tourist site in Jordan. A Jordanian Government source told the ABC four tourists — three Mexican and one Swiss — were attacked at the ancient Roman city of Jerash, north of the capital Amman.Two local policemen, a local guide and a driver were also stabbed.The Government source said none of the injuries were life-threatening, although they described the guide's injuries as serious and those to the tourists as moderate.

Several people, including three Spanish tourists , were stabbed in the Jordanian city of Jerash on Wednesday, according to several news reports. The Spanish tourists , a tour guide and a security officer were stabbed near Roman ruins for which the town is famous.

Three women, a guide and a police officer reported to be among those attacked in city known for Roman ruins .

a statue of a stone building: FILE PHOTO: People walk along the ruins of the ancient Roman city of Jerash during the Jerash Festival of Culture and Arts in the ancient city of Jerash© Reuters/Muhammad Hamed FILE PHOTO: People walk along the ruins of the ancient Roman city of Jerash during the Jerash Festival of Culture and Arts in the ancient city of Jerash

AMMAN (Reuters) - Several Spanish-speaking tourists were injured in a stabbing on Wednesday in Jerash, a Jordanian city popular with foreign visitors, along with a local guide and a security guard, police said, adding that a man had been arrested.

a river with a city in the background: Plane carrying a tourist, who was injured in a stabbing, is seen at King Hussein Medical Center in Amman© Reuters/MUHAMMAD HAMED Plane carrying a tourist, who was injured in a stabbing, is seen at King Hussein Medical Center in Amman

A security source initially told Reuters the victims included three Spanish women, however Spain said its citizens were not involved. Video of the incident that circulated on Jordanian media appeared to show victims speaking Spanish with Latin American accents.

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Three Spanish tourists have been injured along with their tour guide and a security officer after they were attacked by a man wielding a knife as they toured The Spaniards were attacked alongside their guide while taking a tour of Roman ruins in the city of Jerash, in north west Jordan , on Wednesday.

Several tourists were stabbed on Wednesday in the Jordanian city of Jerash, along with a local guide and a security guard, police said. Riot police descend an escalator inside the City Plaza mall in Hong Kong after a bloody knife fight wounded six people there.

Jerash is famed for its Roman ruins.

Videos posted on social media showed a bleeding woman lying on the floor and another panic-stricken woman in a blood-stained T-shirt.

A security source said two of the tourists were in a critical condition but did not elaborate.

Jordan has seen a surge in tourism in the last two years and is considered by tour operators as one of the safest tourist destinations in the Middle East. It has rarely seen attacks on foreign tourists.

(Reporting by Suleiman Al-Khalidi; Additional reporting by Jose Elias Rodriguez and Belen Carreno; Editing by John Stonestreet and Peter Graff)

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