ABNA - China is seriously concerned about the worsening situation in Yemen and all sides need to stop fighting and resolve the dispute through talks, China ' s ambassador to the country was quoted as saying on Wednesday.China has repeatedly expressed worry about the fighting in Yemen and called for a political solution. " China is seriously concerned at continuing upheaval in Yemen and the worsening humanitarian situation, " ambassador Tian Qi said during a teleconference with the U. N. envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, according to China ' s Foreign Ministry. China hoped a ceasefire would be achieved as soon as possible and that all parties follow U. N resolutions and look for a political solution, Tian added. China was willing to do what it could to help, he added. In April, Chinese President Xi Jinping told Saudi Arabia ' s King Salman in a telephone call that efforts should be stepped up to seek a political solution to the crisis in Yemen. On Wednesday morning, scores of people were killed or injured as Saudi fighter jets launched airstrikes against the northwestern Yemeni city of Sa’ada, located 240 kilometers(150 miles) north of the capital, Sana’a. Several cars were burned in the attacks, Arabic - language al - Masirah satellite television network reported. Fierce clashes also broke out between Houthi Ansarullah fighters and militants loyal to fugitive former President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi in the city of Ta’izz, situated 260 kilometers(166 miles) south of the capital, Sana’a. There were no immediate reports of possible casualties. Moreover, a warehouse for medical supplies went up in flames after a mortar shell fired by Saudi forces struck the facility in Ta’izz.Recommended:Saudi Arabia to suffer defeat in Yemen - Hassan Nasrallah On Tuesday, four civilians lost their lives when Saudi warplanes pounded al-Yatmah district in Yemen’s northern province of Jawf. Saudi fighter jets also bombarded a number of residential buildings in the Maran district of Yemen’s arid and mountainous province of Sa’ada, leaving three women dead. Saudi Arabia started its military aggression against Yemen on March 26 – without a UN mandate – in a bid to undermine the Houthi revolutionaries and bring Riyadh’s staunch ally, Hadi, back to power. Nearly 2,000 people have been killed and 7,330 injured due to the conflict in Yemen since March 19, according to the United Nation.