11 Sep 2023

Morocco earthquake: Race against time to find survivors as death toll nears 2,700 people

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

Rescuers in Morocco are racing against time to find survivors buried in rubble as the number of people killed in Friday’s earthquake nears 2,700.

The epicentre was in the High Atlas Mountains with most of those killed in remote areas.

Buildings also collapsed in Marrakesh and the quake was also felt in the capital Rabat.

We visited the town of Adassil close to the earthquake’s epicentre.