DUSHANBE , August 1, Asia-Plus -- Saturday quakes also damaged dozens of residential buildings in the Kolkhozobod district.

“27 residential buildings in the Michruin settlement of the Frunze jamoat in the Kolkhozobod district were partially damaged by the quakes that shook the area Saturday,” the source in the Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) said, noting that no injured was reported. 

Besides, the quake partially damaged a hospital in the settlement of Michurin in Kolkhozobod. No injured as reported, according to the MES source.  

At least three children were killed and 20 other people were injured as two earthquakes shook the Qumsangir district in the southern province of Khatlon last Saturday [July 29].  According to MES official, the magnitude of the first earthquake was 5.0 and of the second one 5.5 on Tajikistan ’s 12-point scale.