Sunday, 05 April 2015 - 19:30
Yemen conflict: Evacuations continue as fighting intensifies
Countries including Pakistan and China are stepping up ef
forts to evacuate their citizens from Yemen, as its humanitarian situation worsens.
A Pakistani aircraft will fly to the capital Sanaa today to rescue 170 people.
Flights from China, Egypt, Sudan and Djibouti are also scheduled, according to the Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Shia Houthi rebels.
The Red Cross has called for a 24-hour ceasefire to bring in medical supplies.
Saudi air strikes continued for an 11th night on Saturday, despite the plea from the agency.