United States tourists attacked in France

Two of the tourists suffered injuries to their faces and one may have damage to her eye injury. Two were hospitalized for shock.

The spokeswoman spoke on condition of anonymity, per the custom of the French judicial system. The prosecutor's office has responsibility for all terror-related cases in France. The spokeswoman told the AP that the suspect did not make extremist threats.

Investigators are not considering the attack a terrorist act, though that could not be ruled out in the early stages of the investigation.

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French authorities are not treating the incident as terror-related. The city is just over three hours away from Paris by train. She requested anonymity in keeping with fire department protocol. He said the US consulate in Marseille is in contact with investigators.

In late August, the southern French port city of Marseille made worldwide headlines when a van rammed into multiple bus stops, killing one person, in an act that authorities determined not to be terrorism.

Four American women were attacked with acid outside a French train station today.

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In previous incidents in Marseille, a driver rammed into two bus stops last month, killing a woman, USA Today reported. Paris prosecutor Francois Molins told reporters the two suspects "were getting ready to carry out an imminent, violent action".

The attacker was a 41-year-old woman who was mentally unstable, police said.

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