Three Spanish tourists, two others stabbed in Jordan’s Jerash

A general view shows part of the archaeological site of Jerash File photo AFP
A general view shows part of the archaeological site of Jerash. (File photo AFP)

[box type=”shadow” align=”aligncenter” class=”” width=””]Several tourists were stabbed 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.[/box]

A security source told Reuters the victims were three Spanish women who were taken to hospital. A civil defense source said their injuries were minor. No further details were immediately available.

Jerash is known for its Roman ruins.

In Madrid, no one was immediately available for comment at the Spanish foreign affairs ministry.