1,037 people killed, 1,204 others injured by 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit Morocco on late Friday
Three French regions on Saturday jointly pledged €1 million ($1.07 million) in humanitarian aid to earthquake-hit Morocco.
In a statement, the regions of Occitanie, Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur and Corsica said that Morocco is a “friendly country” that suffered a “terrible tragedy”.
It said that €1 million will be sent for the earthquake victims and the reconstruction of the country.
At least 1,037 people were killed and 1,204 others injured following a powerful earthquake that struck Morocco late Friday.
Fatalities from the magnitude 7.0 quake occurred in various regions, including Al Haouz and Marrakesh provinces, as well as the cities of Ouarzazate, Azilal, Chichaoua, and Taroudant, the country’s Interior Ministry said in a statement.