Palestinian killed in Gaza clashes with Israeli troops: ministry

A Palestinian protester hurls a rock towards Israeli security forces during clashes near Shejaiya, an eastern district of Gaza City, along the border fence with Israel on December 18, 2015 (AFP Photo/Mahmud Hams)

Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - A Palestinian was killed on Friday east of Gaza City in clashes with Israeli troops, a spokesman for the Palestinian health ministry said.

Hani Whadab, 22, was killed as he was throwing rocks at Israeli soldiers near the Nahal Oz crossing between Israel and the Gaza Strip, Ashraf al-Qudra told AFP.