Over 250 pepple have been killed folowwing the earthquake that rocked Morocco.
The country’s interior ministry said the quake structure at 23:11 local time (22:11 GMT).
It was gathered that quake was of magnitude 6.8 and there was a 4.9 aftershock 19 minutes later.
People died in Marrakesh and several areas to the south, the ministry said.
“According to a provisional report, the earthquake killed 296 people in the provinces and municipalities of al-Haouz, Marrakesh, Ouarzazate, Azilal, Chichaoua and Taroudant,” the statement said, adding that 153 people were injured and hospitalised.