Palestinian medical sources in Gaza City reported that one Palestinian patient died on Monday midday, succumbing to cancer after having been denied a permit by the occupying Israeli army to leave the Gaza Strip for treatment.

Suhha Al Jumbass, 22, had cancer ,and she applied several times to leave the Gaza Strip for medical care but the Israeli army refused.

The death of Al Jumbass bring the number of Palestinian patients who have died in Gaza due to the Israeli siege to 133.

The International Committee of the Red Cross has called the siege a dire humanitarian emergency, and have reported that hundreds more patients are at risk of dying from the U.S. and Israeli sponsored siege on Gaza.

The Israeli army has placed the Gaza Strip under total siege since June 2007, leaving the 1.5 million civilians living there without fuel, medicine, food, and water.