At least 632 people have died and another 329 have been injured in Morocco in the early hours of this Friday to Saturday due to a magnitude 7 earthquake with epicenter 60 kilometers from Marrakech and 8 kilometers deep. He earthquake has had his epicenter in the town of Ighil.
“We were in the middle of the medina. Almost everything collapsed on top of us.. We were lucky that our riad (accommodation) did not collapse because it was renovated, but the ones next door all collapsed. The dust kept coming in and we decided to go outside.“, the Spanish Irene Seixas began by telling RTVE, who said that The flights sold out in minutes and they have managed to buy some for more than a thousand euros.
The Embassy of Spain in Morocco has reported the emergency numbers for those citizens affected by the earthquake. The one for Casablanca (in whose demarcation the city and region of Marrakech is located) is +212660488848. In addition, the Consulate General has enabled an additional telephone number for this emergency: +212665807977.