BREAKING NEWS: Two American female tourists in their early twenties are rushed to hospital after having acid thrown in their face outside Marseille train station while two more suffer burns
- Four American tourists suffer acid attack outside Marseilles train station
- Two female victims, aged 20 and 21, were sprayed with acid in their faces
- Reports say a 41-year-old man was arrested and the victims rushed to hospital
Two female American tourists suffered facial injuries in an acid attack that left two others nursing burns, outside a train station in Marseille.
The four tourists, in their early twenties, were travelling between Marseilles and Paris when a 41-year-old man sprayed them with hydrochloric acid, according to reports.
It is understood the tourists were in gare Saint-Charles station just after 11am this morning when the attacker struck.
Local media say the acid hit two girls in the face leaving them with burns, while two others are in shock.
According to reports, a 41-year-old man was arrested by police and the two tourists were taken to hospital.