17 patients of Northwest China quake leave hospital — Official

Some 17 people injured in a 7.4-magnitude earthquake in northwest China’s Qinghai Province were discharged from hospital on Thursday morning, local authorities said.

The earthquake, which jolted Maduo County of the Golog Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture at 2:04 a.m. on Saturday.

It left 19 people injured, according to the Qinghai provincial emergency department.

The quake also disrupted the lives of no fewer 32,000 residents from 26 townships in Golog and the Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture.

The Ministry of Emergency and the National Food and Strategic Reserves Administration sent quake materials, including tents, overcoats, quilts, folding beds and heating devices to the quake-hit region.(Xinhua/)