Turkey police arrest suspected bomber outside PM office: TV

ANKARA (AFP) - Turkish police arrested a suspected suicide bomber outside the office of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday, local media reported.

Local television stations had initially reported that he was shot and wounded by police but later said they wrestled him to the ground and only fired shots in the air.

The suspect was taken to a police station where he was being interrogated about the incident, which took place when Mr Erdogan was not in his office.

Mr Erdogan is due to leave later Thursday for a visit to Moscow.

NTV television reported that a man had called the police saying he was a suicide bomber and was planning to go to Mr Erdogan's office.