MOROCCO: The Dead City

Lying between sand-colored mountains and the blue rollers of the Atlantic, the Moroccan seaport of Agadir (pop. 48,000) felt a slight earth tremor one afternoon last week. It was strong enough to tilt the pictures in Room 6 of the Marhaba resort hotel, but Mrs. Philip Mole, a British tourist, decided against mentioning it to her husband because he might worry. On the hilltop Casbah, a 16th century fortress, the tremor knocked over a slop pail in the mud-brick house of 16-year-old Hassan ben Mohammed, and he was scolded by his father for not having taken the pail outside....

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