Palestinian killed in east Jerusalem clashes, says Israeli army

A Palestinian man was killed during clashes with Israeli soldiers overnight as they arrived to demolish the home of the alleged perpetrator of an attack on Israelis, the army said Thursday. 

ANI| Updated: Dec 22, 2016, 13:18 PM IST

Tel Aviv: A Palestinian man was killed during clashes with Israeli soldiers overnight as they arrived to demolish the home of the alleged perpetrator of an attack on Israelis, the army said Thursday. 

A spokeswoman said that during a confrontation "suspects threw improvised explosive devices at soldiers, who responded by opening fire, resulting in the death" of a Palestinian. 

The Palestinian health ministry identified the man killed as Ahmad al-Kharoubi, 19.