The wounded police officer was immediately transferred to a nearby hospital after the attack in Istanbul, Turkey.
He later succumbed to his wounds.
The name of the attacker has not yet been released by authorities.
The suspected terrorist was killed in custody, according to reports.
Turkey has been at the forefront of the fight against ISIS-inspired terror since the group’s inception.
The country – which shares a border with Syria – has cleared thousands of miles of ISIS territory through the military’s Operation Euphrates Shield.
Istanbul in particular has been at the frontline of the battle against extremism…
/And just this month, chilling footage of a jihadi with a British accent threatening attacks on Istanbul emerged on social media.
- Istanbul TERROR: Man claiming to be ISIS jihadi storms police station and kills officer