An official of the state-run referral Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) said many of the injured were in the super-speciality hospital as well as in some private clinics in the valley and were now in stable condition.
No loss of life was reported in the state due to the quake epicentred at neighbouring Myanmarese village, 225 km from state capital.
The tembler caused damages to several public and private structures including the newly repaired Telephone Bhavan (BSNL) here, besides Mothers’ Market (Ima Market), Lamphel Sanakeithel Police Outpost, as this PTI correspondent was shown by employees and locals.
Official sources said the total extent of damage was being assessed.