Four American Women Attacked With Acid In Marseille (Video)
Four young American women in their early 20’s were attacked with hydrochloric acid at a Marseille train station in France today. But they don’t know if it was terror-related?
The perpetrator is a 41-year-old mentally unstable woman according to BBC News.
Boston College released a statement on Sunday that the four women were students at the college and were enrolled in study-abroad programs. They were identified as Courtney Siverling, Charlotte Kaufman, Michelle Krug and Kelsey Kosten, all juniors.
The women were sprayed with acid by a 41-year-old woman who has been detained by police, according to the Marseille prosecutor’s office.
Two of the tourists, aged 20 and 21, received facial injuries and have been taken to the hospital.
One has a possible eye injury, according to the prosecutor’s office.
The two other tourists were hit in the legs, according to French media, and have been taken to hospital for shock.
All four of the tourists are in their 20s. It is not known where in the US they are from More