In wake of gunfire and rocket attacks in Sanaa for the third day, death toll from the worst outbreak of violence in Yemen’s capital in months reached 60 with several wounded.
The force has tried, through regional and international mediators in a matter of power transmission between the rival political standoff with the opposition saying it will not negotiate with disabilities, “while the blood flows in Sana’a.” fighting between troops and dissident soldiers loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh has broken out at dawn, after a short break during the night and raged in the morning, while seven died, doctors and witnesses.
“Four civilians and three soldiers from the first Armoured Brigade were killed, “said a medical officer, referring to troops Ahmar. Sana’a was calm late on Tuesday as fighting back, residents reported.
Republican Guard troops, by Saleh’s son Ahmed, peeled posts by the troops around the change Ahmar Square, the epicenter of anti-regime protests that shook Yemen held for months in charge, was square said. change a witness by mortar shells and anti-aircraft fire directed, with witnesses describe him as a “raging fire” and still say that it “illuminates the sky over the place.”
A shell also Al-Iman University in the vicinity of the murder case struck and injured three others, said university spokesman Ayed al-Zindani.
Mortar shells hit near the hospital set up to change course and six people were injured, said the activist, Walid al-Amari.
The latest violence on Sunday was when the demonstrators have pledged to intensify their protests, led from the Place du Change, where they caused camped since February.