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The German Chancellor has been heavily criticised for being slow to react to the four horror attacks in which 15 people have been killed and scores injured in the last seven days.
The latest attack took place in Ansbach, near Nuremburg, when a Syrian asylum seeker blew himself up outside a wine bar during a music festival.
Alan Mendoza, executive director of the Henry Jackson Society (HJS), said the German train attack “illustrates the reality that some ISIS sympathisers will have slipped through European borders”.
The London-based think tank said around two per cent of Germany’s population arrived last year, making it “impossible in practice for European security services to screen new arrivals with thoroughness sufficient to preclude the possibility of attacks”.
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