No. of people injured after quakes rises in Almaty

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 In Almaty, 67 people has sought medical treatment as of 5:00pm following a series of quakes felt in different areas of the country. Of these, 55 adults and 12 children, Kazinform News Agency correspondent reports. 

According to the health department, eight people, including three adults and five children was hospitalized.

Four kids are being treated at the child emergency medical center. All of them sustained injuries after falling. Another 17-year-old with SARS receives treatment at the city’s infectious diseases hospital, said the department.

As reported earlier, the 5-magnitude quake was felt near Almaty overnight.

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