Three Palestinian women, including a 13-year old girl, died in the Gaza strip on Monday after being prevented by the Israeli authorities from leaving Gaza to for medical treatment abroad.Asmahan Al Jamal, 13, and underage patient from Gaza City and suffered from brain cancer, , Zakyiah Sa'dah, 59, with a heart condition, and Nathmiah Abdah, 55, a cancer patient, both from Al Maghazi refugee camp in central Gaza, died on Monday, medical sources reported.

All were prevented by the Israeli authorities from leaving the Palestinian Coastal region from medical care aboard.

The death of the three patients raises the number of Palestinians patients who died due to the Israeli siege on Gaza to 145.

Israeli has placed the Gaza Strip under total Siege in June 2007.