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The death toll from the earthquake in Morocco exceeded 2,000 people – Rossiyskaya Gazeta

Date: May 29, 2024 Time: 19:17:38

Another 2,059 people suffered various injuries, of which 1,404 are in serious condition.

According to the department, deaths were reported in nine provinces and prefectures in the country. The highest number of victims was recorded in the provinces of Al-Hawz (1,293) and Taroudant (452).

Let us remember that the earthquake that occurred in Morocco on the afternoon of September 8 was the strongest to occur in the North African region in the last 120 years. According to the United States Geological Survey, its magnitude was 6.8. The epicenter of the seismic event was located in the High Atlas mountain range, 72 kilometers from the city of Marrakech. Tremors were also felt in Casablanca, Rabat and Fez.

Three days of mourning have been declared in the country.

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