• FILE- In this Saturday, July 23, 2016 file photo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a statement in Berlin, Germany, on the Munich attack. Four attacks in a week — three of them carried out by asylum seekers — have left Germany on edge and Chancellor Angela Merkel's policies of welcoming refugees under renewed criticism. Anxiety over Germany's ability to cope with last year's flood of more than 1 million registered asylum seekers first surged following a series of sexual assaults and robberies in Cologne during New Year celebrations.  (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)

    German refugee policy under fire after a week of bloodshed

    BERLIN (AP) — Four attacks in a week — three of them carried out by asylum seekers — have left Germany on edge and Chancellor Angela Merkel’s policies of welcoming refugees under renewed criticism.

  • Police officers leave a former hotel where a Syrian man lived before the explosion in Ansbach, Germany, Monday, July 25, 2016. Bavaria's top security official says a man who blew himself up after being turned away from an open-air music festival in the southern German city was a 27-year-old Syrian who had been denied asylum. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

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    ANSBACH, Germany (AP) — The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany in the past week (all times local):

  • TV cameras stand behind a police tape in Ansbach, Germany, Monday, July 25, 2016, near the site where 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. The man recorded a cell phone video of himself pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group before he tried to get into the outdoor concert with a bomb-laden backpack. (Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa via AP)

    Germany: Syrian asylum seekers blows himself up, wounding 12

    ANSBACH, Germany (AP) — A Syrian man who tried unsuccessfully to claim asylum in Germany pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group and vowed the nation’s people “won’t be able to sleep peacefully anymore” in a cell phone video before blowing himself up outside a wine bar, wounding 15 people, authorities said Monday.

  • A special police officer leaves the area where an explosion occurred in Ansbach, Germany, Monday, July 25, 2016. Bavaria's top security official says a man who blew himself up after being turned away from an open-air music festival in the southern German city was a 27-year-old Syrian who had been denied asylum. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

    Bavarian official: Ansbach attack suggests Islamist motive

    ANSBACH, Germany (AP) — Bavaria’s top security official said Monday that he believes a failed asylum seeker who blew himself up and injured 12 people in the southern German town of Ansbach was driven by religious extremism.

  • GERMANY OUT - In this image taken from video fire trucks and ambulances stand in the city center of Ansbach near Nuremberg, southern Germany, Monday morning, July 25, 2016, after a man was killed when an explosive device he was believed to be carrying went off near an open-air music festival, injuring 10 others. (News5 via AP)

    Police: Bavarian official says attacker was denied asylum

    ANSBACH, Germany (AP) — A man who blew himself up and injured 12 people after being turned away from an open-air music festival was a 27-year-old Syrian who had been denied asylum, Bavaria’s top security official said early Monday.

  • People mourn beside the Olympia shopping center where a shooting took place leaving nine people dead two days ago in Munich, Germany, Sunday, July 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

    Munich shooter was bullied loner, planned attack for a year

    MUNICH (AP) — The teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage in Munich was a withdrawn loner obsessed with playing “killer” video games in his bedroom, a victim of bullying who suffered from panic attacks set off by contacts with other people, investigators said Sunday, adding that he had planned the attack for a year.

  • Police officers stand behind a wreath near the Olympia shopping center where a shooting took place leaving nine people dead two days ago in Munich, Germany, Sunday, July 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

    The Latest: Shooter received inpatient psychiatric care

    MUNICH (AP) — The latest on the mass shooting in Munich (all times local):

  • The father of a victim shows a picture of his son near the Olympia shopping center where a shooting took place leaving nine people dead the day before on Saturday, July 23, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (AP Photo/Sebatian Widmann)

    The Latest: Munich declares a day of mourning

    MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on the shootings in Munich (all times local):

  • People mourn behind flower tributes near the Olympia shopping center where a shooting took place leaving nine people dead the day before, in Munich, Germany, Saturday, July 23, 2016. Police piecing together a profile of the gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall Friday left nine people dead described him Saturday as a lone, depression-plagued teenager. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

    Police searching for motive in Munich shooting; 10 dead

    MUNICH (AP) — The gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall left nine people dead was a depression-plagued teenager who avidly read books and articles about mass killings and apparently tried to lure young victims to their deaths through a faked Facebook posting, authorities said Saturday.

  • Police officers point their weapons outside the Olympia mall in Munich, southern Germany, Friday, July 22, 2016 after several people have been killed in a shooting. (AP Photo/Sebastian Widmann)

    The Latest: Munich police hunting mall shooter or shooters

    BERLIN (AP) — The latest developments on a deadly shooting attack Friday in Munich (all times local):