Captured: Moment Afghan soldier defuses suicide vest with terrorist still wearing it

A member of the Afghan bomb disposal unit approaches a suicide attacker after his vest was defused in Jalalabad province. (REUTERS)

An Afghan bomb disposal expert defied all the training manuals and safety protocols to take life into his own hands.

He bravely defused this suicide bomber's explosive vest, with it still attached to the man.

Security forces captured the suicide bomber in Jalalabad before he could blow himself up, tying up the man to stop him detonating the device.

A suicide attacker lies on the ground after his vest was defused in Jalalabad province June 30, 2013. Afghan security forces captured a would-be suicide attacker before he blew himself up in Jalalabad. (REUTERS)

Covered from head to foot in padded protective gear, the soldier then disarmed the bomb while it was strapped to the man’s chest.

For Hollywood fans, the Afghan National Army soldier will bring back memories of the blockbuster film ‘The Hurt Locker’ – about a bomb disposal expert.

After successfully disabling the device, the suspect was loaded into a truck.

Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers approach a suicide attacker after his vest was defused in Jalalabad province. (REUTERS)

Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers carry a would-be suicide attacker after his vest was defused in Jalalabad province. Afghan security forces captured a would-be suicide attacker before he blew himself up in Jalalabad. (REUTERS)

Pakistani Hazara community people collect evidence at the suicide attack site in Quetta. (AFP)

Pakistani rescuers and residents gather at the suicide attack site in Quetta. A suicide bomber today tried to blow up a Shiite Muslim mosque in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta, killing 19 people and wounding more than 50 others at a checkpoint. (AFP)

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