No Vietnamese victim reported in Morocco earthquake so far: Vietnam Embassy
|An earthquake occurred in the late evening of September 8 (local time), with the epicenter in the High Atlas range, 72 km southwest of Morocco's Marrakech city.|
According to the embassy, four delegations from Cao Bang, Lang Son, Ha Giang and Dak Nong provinces are working in Marakech city, near the earthquake epicenter, along with a number of citizens traveling and working in Morocco.
To date, the embassy has not yet got any reports on Vietnamese citizens injured or killed in the earthquake. However, some people had to leave the hotels due to cracked walls.
On September 9 morning, a embassy's delegation led by Ambassador Dang Thi Thu Ha arrived in Marrakech city to support people and carry out citizen protection work.
Vietnamese citizens and overseas Vietnamese who need assistance should contact the embassy's phone numbers 212 7 61 86 87 29 or 212 6 18 53 65 52; and email: [email protected].
The earthquake occurred in the late evening of September 8 (local time), with the epicenter in the High Atlas range, 72 km southwest of Marrakech city. The earthquake shook many cities in Morocco, causing buildings to collapse.
According to local authorities, by the evening of September 9 (Vietnam time), the earthquake left 820 people dead and 672 others injured.