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The death toll from the earthquake in Morocco has risen to 296.

The death toll from the earthquake in Morocco has risen to 296.

The death toll from the earthquake in Morocco has risen to 296 people, the Moroccan News Agency (MAP) reports, citing data from the Ministry of Interior.

“The earthquake victims <…> were 296 people, <…> 153 people were also injured,” the agency said in a statement.


Previously, 93 victims were reported.


An earthquake of magnitude 6.9, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC), occurred 80 kilometers from Marrakesh.

After this, several more tremors with magnitudes of 4.8, 3.4, 3.2 and 3.3 were recorded.

Seismologists warn that aftershocks from the earthquake could occur over the next few hours or even days.