The ongoing Israeli siege over the Gaza Strip led to the death of a sick four-month old Palestinian infant after the Israeli authorities barred his transfer to a specialized hospital outside the Gaza Strip. The ongoing siege led to the death of 140 patients in the Gaza Strip.The Palestinian News Agency, WAFA, reported that Naseem Al Biok, 4 months old, died on Wednesday at a local hospital in Gaza.

Physicians attempted to transfer him abroad for medical treatment as the ongoing siege emptied Gaza hospitals from the needed medical equipment and medications.

Currently, there are dozens of patients who suffered from serious illnesses and are facing death due to the unjust siege.

A total of 140 patients died due to the siege, most of the casualties were children and elderly.