ISTANBUL — Caesar sits huddled down a darkened back alley, her bleached blonde hair falling in strings down her face. The 25-year-old has worked Maltepe Road — the most dangerous stretch for prostitutes in Istanbul — for the past few years, since her gender-confirmation surgery.Yet she seems unconcerned about a brutal spate of violence targeting Turkish transgender sex workers: sex workers like Nese Dilseker, whose corpse was found in an Antalya apartment in July.In this investigative series, presenter Stacey Dooley travels to Turkey, Russia and Brazil to meet young people who are trading on their looks and sexuality for a living.
The police officer can be seen approaching the wounded terrorist before abruptly turning and running away.
Seconds afterwards there is an explosion, just off camera.
The Turkish prime minister, Binali Yildirim, said 36 people were dead as well as the three suicide bombers, but a government official said that figure could rise to nearly 50.
Nearly two-thirds, or 24 of the people killed were foreign visitors, many from the Middle East, according to Turkey's state-run Anadolu agency.
Countries from India to Belgium reported their citizens among the casualties. An estimated 600 people were celebrating inside the club that is often frequented by famous locals, including singers, actors and sports stars.