ACID ATTACK HORROR: Four Americans injured in attack at train station

BREAKING: Four tourists have 'acid thrown in their faces' outside train station

A 41-year-old woman was arrested by French police after the attack, which took place in the city's main Saint Charles train station.

The four American tourists who French authorities say were attacked with acid at a train station in the city of Marseille have been identified as students at Boston College in MA. More than 1,800 attacks have been reported since 2010, with 458 of them taking place a year ago, according to BBC.

More on this as it develops.

The spokeswoman spoke on condition of anonymity, per the French judicial system, in a phone call to The Associated Press.

French police say it is too early to determine if the incident was terrorism related. The other two were hospitalized for shock.

No other information on where the USA tourists were from was released. The spokeswoman did not reveal the identities of the people involved or the circumstances behind the attack.

Two female tourists have been hospitalised after the attack in Marseille.

. She also showed officers pictures of herself with burns and claimed she had been a victim of an acid attack and wanted to replicate what others had suffered, the newspaper reported. After being arrested, she allegedly told the police: "I was a fool".

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