[PROVISIONAL TRANSLATION FROM PERSIAN]
[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets]
[Personal information has been redacted.]
Monday, 26/02/1356 [16 May 1977]
Masked Invaders Kill Brother and Sister with Knives
Gorgan – Ettela’at reporter:
In a night attack by unknown assailants at a house in Fazelabad, Gorgan, two people were injured and [one ultimately] died. At 3:00 a.m. yesterday morning, a number of assailants, with their heads and faces covered, attacked the house of a resident in Fazelabad, Gorgan, at the top of Golestan Lane, 35 kilometers from Gorgan. The attackers severely injured the two residents of the house, namely Rouhollah Teimouri, 35, farmer, and [his] sister, Parvin Teimouri, 29. [The victims] suffered multiple stabs in the head, face, and chest, and [the attackers] fled after breaking and damaging household items.
The injured were transferred to Gorgan’s Pahlavi Hospital; however, Rouhollah passed away due to severity of injuries and Parvin remains in critical condition. The incident is being investigated by the police.