3 More Deaths Raise Death Toll among Besieged Gaza Patients to 37
3 More Deaths Raise Death Toll among Besieged Gaza Patients to 37
Thursday, December 13,2007 17:46

3 patients died on Wednesday night and Thursday at dawn from Gaza because of the ongoing siege imposed by Israeli occupation forces which denied them traveling abroad to receive required treatment. This siege has been imposed on Gaza Strip since Hamas government took over power there.


 
Muawiya Hassanein, the general manager of aid and emergency at the Ministry of Health said that Badiah Al-Saeedi died on Wednesday.

 

 On Wednesday at dawn, both citizens Mahmoud Al-Muhra from town of Gabalia , north of Gaza Strip, and Mohamed Ali Abu Hosna, 51 years, from Bureij Refugee Camp in central Gaza Strip died after they were denied the right to travel to be treated.


 
This raises to 37 the death toll among Palestinian patients due to the Israeli blockade currently imposed on Gaza Strip .

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