Chairman of the Presidential Leadership Council, President Dr. Rashad Muhammad Al-Alimi, stressed in his address to the Yemeni people at home and abroad on the occasion of the 60th National Day of the 26 September Revolution, that the roads of Taiz and other governorates will be opened sooner or later by peace or by the overwhelming popular will.
A member of the Presidential Leadership Council, Major General Aidarous Qassem Al-Zubaidi, chaired this morning at the Presidential Palace in Ma’ashiq an extraordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers.
Fact finding team assigned to handle Friday's attack in Taiz
The National Committee for Investigating into Alleged Human Rights Abuses has assigned a team of experts to find facts on Friday's attack by the Saleh-Houthi militias in Taiz that reportedly incurred 13 casualties, most of them children.
In a statement, the Committee said it "assigned a team of law experts and specialists to conduct a field visit to the scene of the incident and gather preliminary information,and to interview the casualties, their relatives and the witnesses."
"The Committee regrets that the violations against the unarmed civilians in Taiz neighborhoods are still continuing and deems that a stark infringement of the International Humanitarian Law which criminalizes the exposure of civilians to danger or directing retaliatory acts to them," it said.
Reports say the militias fired a Howitzer shell into downtown Taiz killing three and seriously injuring 10 others all of them children, save one.