A Turkish police officer was stabbed to death in Istanbul late Sunday by a suspected Islamic State terrorist, state media reported. The suspect was taken to Istanbul police headquarters, where police say he attacked an officer with a knife.
According to Dogan news service, the assailant stabbed the officer when he was being taken out of a patrol auto near a police station after his arrest.
The police officer was taken to hospital with heavy injuries, while the suspect was shot dead by other police officers.
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The officer, named as Sinan Acar, was taken away by ambulance but died in hospital.
It was not immediately clear how the suspect managed to hide the knife during the arrest.
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He was supposed to be taken to the main Istanbul police station.
The private agency Dogan states that the man was suspected of preparing a suicide bombing. The faction has repeatedly targeted the Muslim-majority country in the past, including the New Year shooting in the Reina nightclub that killed 39 people.
Last year, Turkey suffered from a number of attacks that left hundreds of people dead.
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