Brazilian journalist injured covering protests in West Bank

Guilherme Russo, Middle East special correspondent for the Brazilian newspaper O Estado de São Paulo, was injured while covering confrontations between the Israeli army and Palestinian protesters in the refugee camp Qalandiya, located between Ramallah and Jerusalem, on Friday, Sept. 23, the newspaper reported.

"I was hit in the head by a teargas canister. I had to have two stiches but I'm fine now," the journalist told the newspaper in an interview.

There were several confrontations between Israelis and Palestinians across the West Bank, occupied by Israel since 1967. At least one Palestinian died and dozens were injured, reported the newspaper UOL Notícias.