Attacks In Germany: Four Strikes In A Week

Attacks in Germany: four strikes in a week

BERLIN, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 25th july,2016) : Germany is reeling after a spate of bloody attacks in the south of the country in the last week. Although refugees were suspected in three of the four assaults Chancellor Angela Merkel's government warned against branding migrants a general security threat after the country let in a record 1.1 million asylum seekers last year. Here is what we know about the attacks: - July 24, 2016: Festival suicide bombing - =========================================== A failed Syrian asylum seeker set off an explosive device near an open-air music festival in the southern city of Ansbach that killed himself and wounded a dozen others.

The 27-year-old had spent time in a psychiatric facility, while the regional authorities said an there was "likely" a jihadist motive for the attack. However a spokesman for the interior ministry later said there was as yet "no credible evidence" of a link to Islamic extremism.