Palestinian killed in east Jerusalem clashes: Israeli army

Violence in the occupied West Bank, Jerusalem and Israel since October 2015 has killed 245 Palestinians, 36 Israelis, and five other nationals, by an AFP countA Palestinian man was killed during clashes with Israeli soldiers overnight as they arrived to demolish the home of the alleged perpetrator of a deadly attack on Israelis, the army said Thursday. The Palestinian health ministry identified the man killed as Ahmad al-Kharoubi, 19. The spokeswoman said Israeli soldiers were attempting to demolish the home of Misbah Abu Sbeih — who went on a deadly shooting rampage in October — in the east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Kufr Aqab.

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