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At least five people, including three Spanish tourists, were injured after a man wearing & # 39; black militant clothing & # 39; launched a knife attack on Roman ruins in northwestern Jordan

Tourist knife attacks horror when three vacationers, local guide and security guard are stabbed by a man dressed in black militant gear & # 39; in Jordan

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Five people were injured during a knife attack near Roman ruins in Jordan.

Three Spanish women were injured alongside their guide when they were attacked around Wednesday afternoon near the city of Jerash, in north-western Jordan.

Marco Junipero Serra, who claimed to have witnessed the attack, said on Twitter that the knife maker wore & # 39; black militant gear including a headwear & # 39 ;.

At least five people, including three Spanish tourists, were injured after a man wearing & # 39; black militant clothing & # 39; launched a knife attack on Roman ruins in northwestern Jordan

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At least five people, including three Spanish tourists, were injured after a man wearing & # 39; black militant clothing & # 39; launched a knife attack on Roman ruins in northwestern Jordan

The tourists were stabbed next to their guide on Wednesday morning in ruins near the city of Jerash, while a security officer was also stabbed when he arrested the attacker

The tourists were stabbed next to their guide on Wednesday morning in ruins near the city of Jerash, while a security officer was also stabbed when he arrested the attacker

The tourists were stabbed next to their guide on Wednesday morning in ruins near the city of Jerash, while a security officer was also stabbed when he arrested the attacker

A security officer was also injured when he tried to arrest the attacker, and all five victims have now been taken to the hospital by ambulance.

Graphic video of the scene shows a woman lying covered in blood splashing while a passer-by presses a cloth on a large wound on her back.

Another man may be sitting nearby with a bloody wound on his chest, while a third is walking around with a bandaged wound on his arm.

A spokesperson for the Jordanian Public Security Directorate said a suspect has been arrested and an investigation is underway.

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