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Death toll rises to 820 after powerful earthquake hits Morocco | Englishheadline


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A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.8 has hit Morocco killing at least 820 people, and injuring at least 672 others.

The earthquake hit at 23:11 local time on Friday, followed by a 4.9 aftershock shortly later.

Damaging buildings and leaving terrified residents to run to the streets for safety.

The epicentre was in High Atlas Mountains, located south west of Marrakesh.

Many of the victims are believed to be in remote areas.

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