WorldA Syrian Refugee Took A Selfie With Angela Merkel And Now He Keeps Getting Accused Of TerrorismHis photo first circulated after the Brussels bombings, and now he's been accused of committing the Ansbach suicide attack.By by Jules DarmaninBuzzFeed Staff and by Craig SilvermanBuzzFeed StaffPosted on July 26, 2016, 6:10 pmTwitterFacebookLink A 27-year-old Syrian refugee set off a suicide bomb on Sunday near a wine bar in Ansbach, Germany. Soon after, a French Twitter user posted a photo of a refugee taking a selfie with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The tweet said the man was the bomber. Twitter: @tprincedelamour It said he committed the attack after having arrived in Germany two years ago and being "housed, fed, and paid" by the Merkel government.That's not true. The man in the photo is a Syrian refugee named Anas Modamani. He fled Damascus last year and now lives in Berlin. This is actually the second time Modamani has been falsely accused of committing a terrorist attack. Anas Modamani His photo with Merkel also circulated on Twitter after the Brussels Airport bombings in March. Twitter: @rally_texas Many far-right accounts mistook Modamani for Najim Laachraoui, one of the people behind the Brussels bombings. Twitter: @RockiDave Modamani's photo was also posted to the Facebook page run by Anonymous in Germany, according to Deutsche Welle. Modamani spoke with Deutsche Welle after the picture first circulated. He said he was "saddened" to see his photo connected with a terrorist act. dw.com When contacted by BuzzFeed News, he referred us to the interview he gave to Deutsche Welle and declined to comment further. Modamani has been living with a foster family in Berlin and is taking German language classes. He recently posted on Facebook to say he is looking for other people to study German with him. View this post on Facebook facebook.com He's currently awaiting a response to his request for asylum in Germany, according to Deutsche Welle. Jules DarmaninBuzzFeed StaffJules Darmanin est journaliste chez BuzzFeed News France et travaille depuis Paris.Contact Jules Darmanin at email@example.com.Got a confidential tip? 👉 Submit it hereCraig SilvermanBuzzFeed StaffContact Craig Silverman at firstname.lastname@example.org.