Terror in Jordan: 8 people, including 4 tourists stabbed by Muslim terrorist of ‘Palestinian’ origin
Eight people, including three Mexican tourists and one Swiss, were stabbed by a Muslim terrorist near the Roman ruins in Jerash, Jordan.
A local guide, a security guard and another two locals along with the four female tourists were among the injured in the stabbing attack.
Four of those injured had moderate to serious wounds and the others were lightly wounded.
The Muslim terrorist, a Jordanian of so-called Palestinian origin, was arrested. He has been identified as Abu Muhammed Taym, from the Gaza refugee camp which is located near Jerash.
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Sources had earlier mistakenly said three of the wounded tourists were Spaniards.
The ancient city of Jerash is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Jordan behind Petra. It is considered one of the largest and most well-preserved sites of Roman architecture in the world outside of Italy and its history goes back more than 6,500 years.