Monitoring Desk:

A deadly earthquake has so far claimed 800 lives in Morocco. Causing widespread damage and sending terrified residents and tourists scrambling to safety in the middle of the night.

The interior ministry said another 672 people were injured, including 205 in critical condition. The 6.8-magnitude quake struck a mountainous area 72 kilometers (45 miles) southwest of tourist hotspot Marrakesh at 11:11 pm (2211 GMT) Friday, the US Geological Survey reported.

Strong tremors were also felt in the coastal cities of Rabat, Casablanca, and Essaouira.

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