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Video: Shocking footage of the explosion inside Istanbul Airport

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A Turkish police officer guards the Ataturk Airport after the attack
A Turkish police officer guards the Ataturk Airport after the attack
The scenes outside Ataturk Airport after the explosion
The scenes outside Ataturk Airport after the explosion

CCTV footage of one of the deadly explosions in Istanbul's Ataturk Airport has emerged, showing a huge flash of flame ripping through the building.

WARNING: DISTRESSING FOOTAGE 

Twenty eight people were killed in the attacks on Istanbul's airport with 60 wounded, the Turkish city's governor said.

Vasip Sahin also told Turkey's NTV television that three suicide bombers carried out the attack.

Officials had previously said one or two attackers had blown themselves up at the entrance to the international terminal at the airport after police fired at them.

All flights in and out of the airport have been cancelled.

Ireland's Department of Foreign Affairs said tonight that it is monitoring developments in Istanbul and it is advising "a high degree of caution".

A spokeswoman for the Department of Foreign Affairs said that they have no reason to believe any Irish people were caught up in tonight's attack. They have had no requests for consular assistance but "stand ready" if any Irish citizens get in touch.