UAE issues warning to citizens in earthquake-hit Morocco

Dubai Web Desk

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The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Embassy in Morocco has asked Emiratis in the North African Country to exercise caution after a massive 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck Morocco killing at least 632 people.

In a statement issued on X, the UAE Embassy said that it calls on the “Country’s citizens in the Kingdom of Morocco to exercise caution” due to the earthquake.

The mission urged citizens to follow safety instructions issued by the Moroccan authorities.

It also asked citizens to contact the following numbers in case of emergency: 0097180024 or 0097180044444.

The epicentre of the earthquake was in the Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains, 71 kilometers (44 miles) south-west of Marrakesh, at a depth of 18.5 kilometers.