The number of patients who have died in the Gaza Strip due to the year-long Israeli siege has reached 237, as one more patient dies today.

Medical sources reported that Ramada Ghalayini died of cancer as he was banned from leaving the Gaza strip to get the needed medical treatment.

Hundreds of patients in Gaza are liable to die if they do no get immediate life-saving treatment. As the siege continues there remains a serious shortage of medical supplies available.