Security workers can be seen grappling with the young boy, who is visibly emotional.
The images were taken of the boy in Kirkuk, Iraq, this evening as four men apprehended him.
After a brief tussle, the suspected vest was removed and the boy was detained.
The incident comes just 24 hours after 51 wedding guests killed while dancing at a wedding in Turkey.
The boy’s arrest comes after two other suicide bomb attacks in Kirkuk today.
After attack, which took place in Gaziantep on Saturday, President Tayyip Erdogan blamed the murders on Islamic State.
He claimed the killer, who wore an explosive belt, was between the ages of 12 and 14.
It is the deadliest bombing this year in Turkey.
More wounded are still being treated in hospitals around the province.
“The celebrations were coming to an end and there was a big explosion among people dancing,” said 25-year-old Veli Can.
“There was blood and body parts everywhere.”