According to the national news agency Petra, a Swiss and three Mexican tourists were injured in eight people in a knife attack in the Jordanian city of Jerash on Wednesday. The attacker was immediately arrested and is under investigation.
Four people from Jordan were also injured. A statement issued by a spokesman for the Jordan Public Security Bureau said that all the injured were being treated in the hospital.
Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Abrard wrote in a tweet that one of the injured Mexican tourists was in critical condition and the other was undergoing surgery.
Jerash is a famous archaeological site about 30 miles north of the capital, Amman. It is home to well-preserved Roman ruins and is a major tourist attraction.