The police officer, widely reported to be Yasin Durna in the Turkish media, shoots down the suicide bomber, who was making his way through the terminal with his gun, shooting at people
Daily Mail: Revealed: Hero police officer who shot down suicide bomber in Turkish airport saving dozens of lives SURVIVED bomb blast - and is recovering in hospital
* Policeman named as Yasin Durna has had his spleen removed but is stable
* CCTV footage showed moment terrorist fell to ground after he shot him
* Police officer then runs for his life - but apparently was hit by the blast
* Tributes being paid to another customs officer who confronted bombers
The hero police officer who gunned down one of the airport suicide bombers, saving dozens of people, is recovering in hospital after having his spleen removed.
The officer - named as Yasin Durna by local media - was seen risking his own life by confronting the terrorist as he chased innocent passengers through the terminal on Tuesday evening.
But Durna shot the suicide bomber, who fell to the floor, allowing people at Ataturk Airport to get away.
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WNU Editor: I suspect that there were many heroes yesterday .... including police officer Yasin Durna.