Yemen truce stumbles, shelling reported in north, south

A ceasefire struggled to take hold in Yemen on Monday, with multiple breaches reported by residents and pro-government media in Aden and other contested districts in the south, centre and north of the volatile Arabian peninsula country.

Reuters| Updated: Jul 27, 2015, 16:26 PM IST

Sanaa: A ceasefire struggled to take hold in Yemen on Monday, with multiple breaches reported by residents and pro-government media in Aden and other contested districts in the south, centre and north of the volatile Arabian peninsula country.

An Arab coalition fighting the Iranian-allied Houthi militia had announced a ceasefire from 11.59 p.m. (2059 GMT) on Sunday evening for five days to allow for emergency aid deliveries amid severe shortages of fuel, food and medicine.