Four children have been killed and an unidentified number of others were injured in shelling by the Saleh-Houthi militias on the eastern neighborhoods of Taiz city on Monday afternoon.
Medical sources told Saba: "The bodies of three children were brought to Al-Thawra Hospital, while the body of a fourth child was brought to Assafwa Hospital, and other persons were injured. Howtzer shelled fired by the militias landed on Aljahmaliya neighborhood."
A military source said, "the coup militias fired 10 Howtzer shells and the search is going foor scores of people under the rubbles of houses."
The four dead were identified to be:
- YousufKhaled Abdul-Kafi, 12 years old
- Nasr Mansour Ahmed Ghalleb, 14 years old
- RayanBadrGhaleb Ahmed, 7 years old
- Issa Mohammed Abdu al-Himyari, 15 years old
The attack comes just a couple of days after a similar attack by Howtzer shelled killed three and injured 10 others all of them children, except one of the injured.
The radical militias keep shelling the densely populated city almost on a daily basis incurring scores of casualties.
They have been laying a tight siege around the city of hundreds of thousands people for three years now, barring the entry of relief aid or movement of people to and from the city causing a humanitarian catastrophe at all levels.