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Over 2,100 dead after the earthquake in Morocco

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On Sunday (local time), survivors of the deadliest earthquake to hit Morocco in more than 60 years struggled to find food, water, and shelter as the search for the missing went on in isolated villages. The death toll rose to more than 2,100 and it was likely to rise further.

After the 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck late on Friday, many people were spending a third night outside. Reaching the worst-affected villages in the High Atlas, a rough mountain range where settlements are frequently remote and where many homes collapsed, is a challenge for relief workers.

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