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In pictures: Saudi-led coalition calls 48 hour truce in war-torn Yemen

While fighting subsided on several fronts a few hours after the truce came into effect, heavy clashes still rocked areas surrounding the flashpoint city of Taez.

In pictures: Saudi-led coalition calls 48 hour truce in war-torn Yemen
Yemenis shop at a market on November 19, 2016 in the capital Sanaa as a 48-hour ceasefire, announced by a Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed rebels, began. While fighting subsided on several fronts a few hours after the truce came into effect at midday (0900 GMT), heavy clashes still rocked areas surrounding the flashpoint city of Taez. (Abdel Rahman Abdallah/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Saudi-led coalition calls 48 hour truce in war-torn Yemen
Yemenis shop at a market on November 19, 2016 in the capital Sanaa as a 48-hour ceasefire, announced by a Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed rebels, began. While fighting subsided on several fronts a few hours after the truce came into effect at midday (0900 GMT), heavy clashes still rocked areas surrounding the flashpoint city of Taez. (Abdel Rahman Abdallah/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Saudi-led coalition calls 48 hour truce in war-torn Yemen
Yemenis shop at a market on November 19, 2016 in the capital Sanaa as a 48-hour ceasefire, announced by a Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed rebels, began. While fighting subsided on several fronts a few hours after the truce came into effect at midday (0900 GMT), heavy clashes still rocked areas surrounding the flashpoint city of Taez. (Abdel Rahman Abdallah/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Saudi-led coalition calls 48 hour truce in war-torn Yemen
A Yemeni youth rides his bicycle at a market on November 19, 2016 in the capital Sanaa as a 48-hour ceasefire, announced by a Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed rebels, began. While fighting subsided on several fronts a few hours after the truce came into effect at midday (0900 GMT), heavy clashes still rocked areas surrounding the flashpoint city of Taez. (Abdel Rahman Abdallah/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Saudi-led coalition calls 48 hour truce in war-torn Yemen
Yemenis shop at a market on November 19, 2016 in the capital Sanaa as a 48-hour ceasefire, announced by a Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed rebels, began. While fighting subsided on several fronts a few hours after the truce came into effect at midday (0900 GMT), heavy clashes still rocked areas surrounding the flashpoint city of Taez. (Abdel Rahman Abdallah/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Saudi-led coalition calls 48 hour truce in war-torn Yemen
A Yemeni customer buys sweets at a market on November 19, 2016 in the capital Sanaa as a 48-hour ceasefire, announced by a Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed rebels, began. While fighting subsided on several fronts a few hours after the truce came into effect at midday (0900 GMT), heavy clashes still rocked areas surrounding the flashpoint city of Taez. (Abdel Rahman Abdallah/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Saudi-led coalition calls 48 hour truce in war-torn Yemen
A Yemeni man walks at a market on November 19, 2016 in the capital Sanaa as a 48-hour ceasefire, announced by a Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed rebels, began. While fighting subsided on several fronts a few hours after the truce came into effect at midday (0900 GMT), heavy clashes still rocked areas surrounding the flashpoint city of Taez. (Abdel Rahman Abdallah/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Saudi-led coalition calls 48 hour truce in war-torn Yemen
Yemenis walk past stalls at a market on November 19, 2016 in the capital Sanaa as a 48-hour ceasefire, announced by a Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed rebels, began. While fighting subsided on several fronts a few hours after the truce came into effect at midday (0900 GMT), heavy clashes still rocked areas surrounding the flashpoint city of Taez. (Abdel Rahman Abdallah/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Saudi-led coalition calls 48 hour truce in war-torn Yemen
Yemenis gather in front of one entrance of a market on November 19, 2016 in the capital Sanaa as a 48-hour ceasefire, announced by a Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed rebels, began. While fighting subsided on several fronts a few hours after the truce came into effect at midday (0900 GMT), heavy clashes still rocked areas surrounding the flashpoint city of Taez. (Abdel Rahman Abdallah/AFP/Getty Images)