A Closer Look: The impact of Morocco's earthquake

The National hears from assistant foreign editor Hadya Al Alawi

In A Closer Look, The National provides an in-depth take on one of the main stories of the week

Thousands of people have died in Morocco after a strong earthquake struck near Marrakesh late on Friday night.

The death toll continues to climb as search-and-rescue teams comb through the rubble looking for survivors.

The disaster damaged entire towns as well as parts of the walls that surround Marrakesh’s old city, a Unesco World Heritage site built in the 12th century.

Host Sarah Forster speaks to The National's assistant foreign editor Hadya Al Alawi to find out more on the developing story.

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Updated: September 13, 2023, 12:52 PM