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Palestinian medics tend to a woman wounded by Israeli air strikes on the southern Gaza Strip at the al-Najar hospital in Rafah on June 18, 2012.
Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:19AM GMT
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Israeli warplanes have struck the south of the Gaza City in the besieged Gaza Strip, wounding five Palestinians, medics say.


Israeli warplanes pounded the coastal enclave in the night between June 17 and 18, AFP reported.

According to medics women and children are among the wounded.

One of the strikes targeted a workshop in the town of Rafah near the Egyptian border, and the other hit an area south of Gaza City.

The Israeli military frequently bombs the Gaza Strip, saying the actions are being conducted for defensive purposes. However, disproportionate force is always used, in violation of international law, and civilians are often killed or injured.

Human rights organizations have called for an end to the attacks, but to no avail.

Gaza has been blockaded since 2007, which is a situation that has caused a decline in the standard of living, unp