The devastating earthquake that happened on Friday evening in Morocco, which has already left more than 2,000 people dead and another 2,000 missing, continues to capture the attention of the entire world, which is now in default He does his best to help as much as possible.
The athlete from Granada, Nico Molina, experienced the earthquake and the destruction firsthand. After he managed to return to Spain and make his way to his hometown of Drcal, he shared what it was like on his official profile on the social network Instagram (@nicomolina2000). Experience the earthquake, the destruction it caused, and the difficulties of returning.
First, Molina expressed all his solidarity and support to those affected, “mainly the villages that were completely destroyed without sufficient infrastructure and resources.” “The Moroccan families have treated us like members of their family without missing us at all during these difficult times.“The athlete experienced the moment of the earthquake. “While we were drinking tea around 11 or 12 in the evening, The earthquake woke us up immediately and prevented us from even leaving the house when the mountain broke into pieces.
“We finally managed to get out and get to a bridge that was on an esplanade and find a safe place. We were able to contact and confirm that everything was fine with the other part of the group, who was in a different location just before the network reception was lost,” he said.
After spending the entire night in a safe place with much of the city, Molina tells this The next morning, they managed to join the entire group and get information about how his friends from town were doing and what had happened.
“It was impossible to get any coverage until mid-morning and at least give our families signs of life,” he said, explaining that they had to be carried to a mountain where there would be a repeater with which they could communicate and see the situation of what was happening.
“As soon as I was notified, I started looking for information on Twitter to see where the epicenter was, access, and ways to help get out of there or something. By chance, the first messages came with the information I was looking for These were racist statements about the Moroccan people and the support that came from Spain. Excuse me? These humble people treated us better during this tragedy than anyone who would have written these things would have. Please travel; racism can also be cured,” he denounced on Instagram.
After communicating with his people, the group in which the Drcal athlete traveled managed to leave the Toubkal Valley until they reached Asni.We have to avoid the stones of the collapsed roads for 16 kilometers“In most sections, it was possible to be helped by people coming downhill and uphill.”
Molina assures us of this This Saturday, they finally managed to reach a safer place in Marrakesh and be able to organize the journey to Spain, which happened this Monday afternoon.
He also used the publication on Instagram to do this “Thank you for everything the Moroccan people have done for us.” “We will return to the valley so that they can resume their tourist activity as soon as possible,” he assured.
“Our rental cars were left behind in Imlil and they refunded our full deposit and emphasized that it was important that we were safe and sound. The accommodation where I wanted to stay, which was also affected, also reimbursed us 100%. Our guide, Omar, was always concerned and attentive.Or that we were fine and nothing was missing; Said was with us all night without batting an eyelid; Radouane helped us notify our families; and I was able to continue for a while,” concluded the athlete from Granada.