Tourists, tourist guide and police officer stabbed in ancient city of Jerash

Jordan

Published: 2019-11-06 12:16

Last Updated: 2019-11-06 12:38


Photo from the scene of the incident
Photo from the scene of the incident
Roya News Source

A number of tourists, a police officer and a tourist guide were stabbed by a man while they were in the ancient city of Jerash, according to a spokesman for the Public Security Directorate (PSD).

The spokesman explained that the man has stabbed a number of tourists and a tourist guide using a knife, adding that the police officer was stabbed when he attempted to arrest the perpetrator.

The injured were taken to a nearby hospital; however, their health conditions are not known yet.

The spokesman mentioned that the perpetrator was immediately arrested and an investigation into the incident was launched.