Photo of the attack soon after the explosion
The attacks occurred on the arrival terminal. Eyewitness saw a police officer wrestle attacker to the ground just moments before the blast shook the terminals, reports Daily Mail.
An eyewitness account says that one of the terrorists was seen running through the international arrivals terminal before being shot. A police officer tried to reach the gunman, but then ran for his liferas he sensed the gunman had a suicide vest. Moments later, the gunman detonated the jacket.
The airport has been cordoned off by the army. Meanwhile the Turkish premier condemning the attack also called an emergency meeting with services heads.