Five Yemenis, three civilians and two anti-regime gunmen, were killed on Saturday in shelling by government forces targeting the countrys second city of Taez and in shootings, medics and witnesses said. Three members of one family were killed in shelling blamed on government forces, while two gunmen were shot dead during clashes with forces loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh, witnesses said. The five bodies were taken to a field hospital in Al-Rawda neighbourhood in central Taez, which is under the control of anti-Saleh protesters. The new casualties take the death toll of clashes and heavy bombing by government forces since Thursday to 30, after nine people, including a young girl, two soldiers and colonel, were killed on Friday. On Thursday, 16 others, including five soldiers and three gunmen, were all killed in clashes and bombing.