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Two killed after ceasefire in Yemen's hotbed city of Taiz

Emiratis and expats gathered near Burj Khalifa as the carnival spirit continued a day after Dec 2

Two killed after ceasefire in Yemen's hotbed city of Taiz
A Yemeni anti-government protester shows his palms reading 'Taiz' during a demonstration (AFP/Getty Images)
Two killed after ceasefire in Yemen's hotbed city of Taiz
A Yemeni anti-government protester shouts slogans during a demonstration in Sanaa on Dec 3, 2011 to denounce the violence in the country's south (AFP/Getty Images)
Two killed after ceasefire in Yemen's hotbed city of Taiz
At least two Yemenis were killed in a third day of shelling in the hotbed protest city of Taiz on Saturday (AFP/Getty Images)
Two killed after ceasefire in Yemen's hotbed city of Taiz
Protesters also called for president Ali Abdullah Saleh to be put on trial, despite a Gulf-tailored peace deal which granted him immunity from prosecution (AFP/Getty Images)
Two killed after ceasefire in Yemen's hotbed city of Taiz
Later, a ceasefire was called in clashes between troops loyal to Saleh and opposition fighters (AFP/Getty Images)
Two killed after ceasefire in Yemen's hotbed city of Taiz
Saleh handed over power last month to vice-president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, as part of a deal to end 10 months of protests against his 33-year-old rule that has paralysed Yemen (AFP/Getty Images)
Two killed after ceasefire in Yemen's hotbed city of Taiz
The governor of Taiz and opposition officials agreed a ceasefire from 2 pm and the withdrawal of fighters and heavy weapons following a call by Hadi (AFP/Getty Images)
Two killed after ceasefire in Yemen's hotbed city of Taiz
Tens of thousands earlier defied the shelling to march in the city centre demanding that Saleh be put on trial (AFP/Getty Images)
Two killed after ceasefire in Yemen's hotbed city of Taiz
Residents said government forces used artillery, tanks and rockets in residential areas of Taiz (AFP/Getty Images)
Two killed after ceasefire in Yemen's hotbed city of Taiz
This trapped about 3,000 families in the commercial hub some 200 km south of the capital Sanaa (AFP/Getty Images)