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Death toll rises to 632 and injuries to 329 in Morocco after the earthquake

Date: June 17, 2024 Time: 20:42:17

The dead in the earthquake that hit Morocco last night rose to 632 people at 7:00 local time (GMT+1), to which must be added another 329 injured, 51 of them graves, according to the latest data released this Saturday by the Ministry of the Moroccan Interior.

In a statement, Interior indicates that 290 people died in the province of Al Haouz, -south of Marrakech and close to the epicenter-, another 190 in Taroudant, 89 more in Chichaoua, 30 in Ouarzazate, 13 in Marrakech, 11 in Azilal, 5 in Agadir, 3 in Casablanca and 1 in Al Youssoufia.

The acting President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, expressed this Saturday Spain’s support and solidarity with Morocco in the face of the consequences of the earthquake that has caused hundreds of deaths. Sánchez has conveyed this support in a message on X (formerly Twitter) in which he has guaranteed that “Spain is with the victims of this tragedy and their families.”

“All my solidarity and support for the people of Morocco in the face of the terrible earthquake registered this morning,” added Sánchez, who remains in the Moncloa Palace after not being able to travel to the G20 summit in New Delhi after having tested positive for covid . The Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, José Manuel Albares, who does participate in the India summit together with the First Vice President, Nadia Calviño, has also expressed Spain’s solidarity with Morocco after the earthquake.

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Puck Henry
Puck Henry
Puck Henry is an editor for ePrimefeed covering all types of news.
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