: Islamic State claims responsibility for bomb attack in Ansbach, Germany

17:41 Jul. 25, 2016

Islamic State claims responsibility for bomb attack in Ansbach, Germany

A hearse leaves the area after an explosion in Ansbach, Germany, Monday, July 25, 2016. (AP Photo)

Meantime, police found evidence of Islamist allegiance of attacker

A video in Arabic was found on suicide bomber's phone. In this video, the man announces that the assault is the act of revenge against Germans because they are getting in the way of Islam. Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann said at a press conference, "after this video there's no doubt that the attack was a terrorist attack with an Islamist background."

Read more Reuters: Syrian blows himself outside German music festival; 12 wounded (updated)

The assailant blew himself up outside a festival venue in Ansbach, Bavaria. 12 people are wounded, the attacker died. 

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