Palestinians protested, on Friday, at the Qalandia checkpoint that separates Ramallah from East Jerusalem resulting in injuries to both protestors and two journalists.Reports vary as to the number of protestors at the checkpoint, ranging from 20 to 50, who threw stones at the Israeli military resulting in the protestors coming under fire from tear gas canisters and rubber coated steel bullets.

Two journalists were included in the numbers injured, including former IMEMC reporter Ghassan Bannoura, who was shot in the leg with a rubber bullet.