The attacker was arrested and the wounded were evacuated to a hospital.
Five people, including three foreign tourists, were wounded on Wednesday, November 6, during a knife attack in Jerash, northern Jordan, a general security spokesman said, adding that the attacker had been arrested . The attack occurred son the ancient site of Gerasa, we learned from the police.
“This afternoon, a man attacked with a knife of tourists and a guide and a general security officer who was trying to stop him”Jerash, a tourist site located about fifty kilometers north of Amman, said this spokesman in a statement. “The wounded have been evacuated to a hospital” and l'”assailant was immediately arrested“, he added.
The Roman ruins of Gerasa are on the territory of Jerash, an hour's drive north of Amman. The number of European tourists has increased in Jordan over the last two years, which travel agencies consider to be one of the safest destinations in the Middle East.