(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Istanbul:A police officer was killed in Istanbul late Sunday after being stabbed by an ISIS suspect, according to police sources.
The sources said Istanbul anti-terror police arrested the suspect during an operation against ISIS group earlier in the day, who was reportedly in preparation of a bomb attack.
The suspect was later taken to Istanbul Police Headquarters and attacked the police officer with a knife who was taking him to detention room, said Anadolu Agency.
Police officer was taken to hospital with heavy injuries, while the suspect was shot dead by other police officers.
Injured police officer succumbed to his wounds at the hospital.