Suspect fatally stabs Istanbul officer in police station

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ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s official news agency says a man suspected of being a suicide bomber for the Islamic State group has stabbed and killed a police officer while in custody.

Anadolu Agency reported late Sunday that police detained a man thought to be planning a bomb attack on behalf of IS. The suspect was taken to Istanbul police headquarters, where police say he attacked an officer with a knife. The officer died.

The man was shot and killed in the attack.

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