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Horrific footage of suicide bomber being shot and blowing himself up

Crime WorldBy Sunday World
A Turkish anti-riot officer outside Ataturk Airport this morning
A Turkish anti-riot officer outside Ataturk Airport this morning

Distressing footage from Ataturk Airport last night shows what appears to be a policeman shooting a suicide bomber before the attacker blows himself up inside the terminal.

The footage, published on Turkish news outlet 140journos' Twitter account, appears to show a man run into the airport before being shot by security or a police officer.

The officer then goes to check on the man only to run for cover when he realises the man has a bomb strapped to him.

Seconds later the man blows himself up.

The man is suspected to be one of three attackers that struck Istanbul's biggest airport last night, killing 36 people and wounding up to 140.

Other CCTV footage published last night shows an explosion going off inside the terminal.