A year after the Christmas market attack, Germany admits its security failings. A year after rejected Tunisian asylum seeker Anis Amri rammed a truck into the crowded market at the Breitscheidplatz, killing 12 people and wounding 70, the authorities have come under fire over security failings and their clumsy handling of the aftermath of the assault. Chancellor Angela Merkel, in particular, was accused of failing to personally reach out to families of victims.