A devastating earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 has struck Morocco, leaving hundreds dead and many more injured. According to the country’s interior minister, over 600 individuals lost their lives in the affected area, with over 150 others sustaining injuries. The U.S Geological Survey confirmed the earthquake’s strength, emphasizing the destructive nature of the natural disaster.
Residents of Marrakech, the city most affected by the powerful tremors, describe scenes of chaos and destruction. Numerous buildings have collapsed entirely, reducing them to rubble. Shocking images circulating online depict the extent of the devastation, showing collapsed structures and debris strewn across the streets.