STA, 8 November 2019 - A 20-year-old Syrian died on Thursday in front of the police station in Ilirska Bistrica due to hypothermia and exhaustion despite medical assistance and resuscitation attempts.
He was brought to the police station by a Greek woman and two brothers who live as refugees in Germany.The location of the police station
According to the Koper Police Department, the 20-year-old called his brothers on the phone telling them he was stranded somewhere in the woods near Ilirska Bistrica and was unable to continue his journey.
He asked them to come find him, sending them his coordinates. Along with the Greek, who was the driver, the brothers found the 20-year-old, taking him to the nearby police station and calling for help.
A firefighter was the first to respond, calling a doctor who tried resuscitating the 20-year-old. The autopsy has shown that he has died of hypothermia and exhaustion.