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From The New Arab:

Two freelance cameramen were killed in a shelling by Houthi rebels outside the city of Taiz. The city is currently in control of government forces and surrounded by rebels, facing constant bombardment recently. The cameramen were filming the fighting.

16 civilians were also killed on Monday in shelling by the rebels.

The UN envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed had just left Sana’a after failing to secure a ceasefire deal. 


Yemenis mourn over the bodies of two freelance cameramen, killed in rebel shelling of the outskirts of Yemen’s third city Taez, during their funeral on May 26, 2017, in Taez. Security officials named the dead men as Takieddin Hutheifi and Wael al-Abassi. Another 16 civilians, including children, have been killed in rebel shelling since Monday, the city’s health services chief Abdel Rahim Samai told AFP.

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