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Morocco earthquake death toll: 2,946

A recent earthquake in several Moroccan provinces has resulted in 2,946 casualties and 5,674 injuries, as reported by Maghreb Arabe Press, citing the Ministry of Interior. Public authorities are actively mobilizing resources to address the aftermath of this tragic event, as per WAM.A woman stands among the rubble of a building in the earthquake-damaged old city of Marrakech.

The epicenter was located in the Atlas Mountains, roughly 70 kilometers south of Marrakech in Al Haouz province, according to AP. This predominantly rural region is characterized by red-rock mountains, scenic gorges, and sparkling streams and lakes.A damaged vehicle is pictured in the historic city of Marrakech on Saturday.

The earthquake had widespread effects across Morocco, causing injuries and fatalities in other provinces, including Marrakech, Taroudant, and Chichaoua.

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