25 Jul '16, 2pm

Islamic State claims responsibility for Ansbach attack

Related Germany: Syrian asylum seeker blows himself up, wounding 15 A failed asylum-seeker from Syria blew himself up and wounded 15 people after being turned away from an open-air music festival in southern Germany, authorities said Monday. It was the fourth attack to shake Germany in a week — three of them carried out by recent migrants. GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Security on the U.S. Army base in Ansbach was stepped up Monday following a suicide attack in the city over the weekend, with authorities saying the attacker had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group. U.S. officials said no Americans were among the injured when a 27-year-old Syrian asylum-seeker blew himself up after being denied entry to a music festival because he didn’t have a ticket. The Bavarian interior minister, Joachim Herrmann, said a video was found on the man’s cell phone in which he professed al...

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