At least 632 people are dead and 329 injured after a strong earthquake hits Morocco’s High Atlas mountains late on Friday night.
The interior ministry has confirmed that the earthquake is the deadliest one to strike Morocco since 2004, when a 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck the northern coastal city of Al Hoceima.
According to Reuters, there were reports of a mosque collapsing in the historic city of Marrakesh, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
State television has reported significant building collapses and residents forced to evacuate their homes onto the streets.
At least 51 people are injured in the earthquake, including 51 who are in critical condition.
Last night’s quake is believed to be the deadliest ever recorded in MoroccoThe article will be updated as new information becomes available