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Four American Women Just Had Acid Thrown On Them In France

Four female Boston College students had hydrochloric acid thrown on them while standing at a train station in Marseille, France. The assailant, a 41-year-old woman with a psychiatric history, was arrested on the scene. The students are participating in a study-abroad program. Two of the young women suffered injury, and two were treated for shock. 

Police said there is no evidence that this was a terrorist attack. 

That didn't stop some Twitter users from putting an ugly political spin on the incident:

While others tried to maintain some perspective:

Maybe "thoughts and prayers" would be preferable to this argument?

H/T: Time, Twitter