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Death toll from Morocco quake rises to 632, another 329 Injured


The death toll from the earthquake in Morocco has risen to 632, while another 329 other people have been injured, the Al-Arabiya broadcaster reported on Saturday, citing data of the Moroccan Interior Ministry.

Earlier reports said there were 296 fatalities as a result of the natural disaster, which hit Morocco’s High Atlas mountains late on Friday.

The European-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) said earlier in the day that that a magnitude 6.9 earthquake occurred in Morocco 77 kilometers (48 miles) southwest of the city of Marrakesh with a population of 839,000 people.

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