Three tourists among 5 wounded in Jordan stabbing
Published on: Wednesday, November 06, 2019
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A general view shows part of the archaeological site of Jerash (File photo: AFP).
AMMAN: Five people, including three tourists, were wounded in a knife attack in Jordan on Wednesday, a security spokesman said, adding that the assailant had been apprehended.

"Around noon, a man attacked tourists, a tour guide and a security officer who tried to stop him in Jerash", a popular attraction 50 kilometres (30 miles) from the capital Amman, a spokesman for the public security directorate said in a statement.

"The wounded were transported to hospital for treatment" and "the assailant was immediately arrested", he added.


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