The number of injured in the two earthquakes that had struck southern Iran has reached 99, ISNA reports, citing doctors.

"At the moment, 10 of the 99 injured have been hospitalized," Fatima Nuruzian, a representative of the Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, told the aforesaid news agency.

She added that 88 people were sent home after receiving the necessary medical assistance.

As reported earlier, two strong earthquakes struck southern Iran near the port of Bandar Abbas on Sunday. The quakes measured 6.3 and 6.4 magnitude, and jolted the province of Hormozgan.