Death toll following earthquake in Morocco tops 2,000 as authorities race to investigate extent of damage caused

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Authorities in Morocco have announced that the death toll in the earthquake aftermath is just above 2,000. Cops also say that at least another 1,400 people are understood to have severe injuries — some in remote villages around the area of Marrakesh.

The heartbreaking aftermath of Morocco ‘s deadliest quake in a century just keeps growing. According to authorities, the official death toll is at least 2,000 or higher as cops and rescue teams continue to search for survivors.

In brief interviews, some survivors have described what happened during the quake to the Times.

“It felt like a plane fell on me,” said a man on outskirts of Marrakech, per the New York Times



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