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Morocco quake death toll rises to 2,497: interior ministry

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The death toll from Morocco‘s devastating earthquake has risen to 2,497, the interior ministry said on Monday, as search and rescue efforts continue.

Another 2,476 people were injured, the ministry said, updating a previous toll of 2,122 dead and 2,400 wounded.

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