After the earthquake that occurred in Azerbaijan’s Shamakhi regiont, 30 people appealed to the Shamakhi central hospital, Azerbaijan’s Healthcare Ministry told Trend Feb. 6.
“The hospital worked in an emergency mode, six ambulance crews were on duty,” the ministry said. “Thirty people appealed to the hospital, three of them were taken to the department of traumatology. One person was diagnosed with dislocation of the arm and the other two were diagnosed with leg injuries. The injured were provided with necessary assistance.”
“Besides, one person had a cerebral hemorrhage,” the ministry noted. “That person is 58 years old and was placed in the intensive care unit. The patient’s condition is assessed as serious.”
According to preliminary data from the Republican Seismic Survey Center, five earthquakes have been recorded since Feb. 5, with the first one, a 4-point earthquake, being recorded at 23:19 (GMT+4), 7 km south of the Pirgulu station, in the territory of Aghsu. The aftershock’s epicenter was located at a depth of 10 km, and was felt at its epicenter at a magnitude of 5, and 4.3 in its vicinity.
The last earthquake was recorded at 04:25 (GMT+4), 9 km south of the Pirgulu station, in the territory of Ismayilli region.
Three of the earthquakes were felt.