Kuwait Offers Condolences to Morocco Over Deadly Earthquake

  • Publish date: Sunday، 10 September 2023
Kuwait Offers Condolences to Morocco Over Deadly Earthquake

His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has sent condolences to Moroccan King Mohammad VI, following a deadly earthquake in the High Atlas Mountains that killed at least 2,012 people and injured more than 2,059 people. 

He also wished the injured a speedy recovery.

Moreover, HH the Deputy Amir and Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Al-Nawaf Al-Sabah also condoled the Moroccan king.

About 50 miles from the Moroccan capital of Marrakesh, a strong earthquake struck late on Friday. 

As per the preliminary report from the United States Geological Survey, the earthquake had a magnitude of 6.8 and a depth of around 11 miles.

Several people remained outside out of fear of aftershocks, and Moroccan media showed footage from the aftermath.

Families in distress stood in the streets or crowded on the pavement, some of them with children, blankets, or other items. 

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