After last night (Saturday - Israel), it was announced that there are 56 Israelis who were in the earthquake in Morocco and have not yet made contact, during the last night, the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that all of those who lost contact have been located and there is no danger to their lives.
This morning, a delegation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is expected to take off for Morocco to reinforce the Israeli embassy in Rabat. The delegation includes representatives from the consular wing and its administration, with the aim of helping Israelis return to Israel following the severe earthquake that hit Marrakesh last night.
At the same time, the number of people killed in the terrible tragedy continues to rise and as of this hour it is reported that more than 2,000 people died in the heavy disaster. The number of injured also continues to rise when according to the reports, there are about 1,000 injured in a serious condition.
As mentioned last Saturday, a particularly strong earthquake hit Morocco. The earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 on the Richter scale caused a lot of damage in several cities in the Muslim country. According to reports, many thousands fled their homes and many were trapped under the rubble of the collapsed buildings.
This earthquake is one of the strongest and most tragic earthquakes that happened in Morocco, when the last time something similar happened, it was in 2004, when about 630 people died following the natural disaster.