At least five civilians were killed in Thursday morning governmental attacks in Taiz province. All the casualties are civilians and medics in Taiz said that death toll is expected to rise.
Medics in Taiz Freedom Square told Yemen Post that four of the injured are in critical condition as he expected the casualty toll to increase.
The attacks were the first major shelling in Taiz since President Saleh signed a power transfer deal that grants him immunity in return for stepping down from power.
Eyewitnesses said that the focus of the attacks were Rowdah, al-Hasb and hay al-Noor areas of Taiz.