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Report: Minaret collapse in Morocco leaves 11 dead

RABAT, Morocco (AP) -- A local news agency says the collapse of a minaret during Friday prayers in northern Morocco has left 11 people dead and 50 others injured.

The MAP news agency says those injured by the building collapse in Meknes have been taken to hospitals in the city as well as in nearby Fes.

The interior minister and the religious affairs minister, as well as a team of psychologists, were traveling to Fes.

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