A 42-year-old former Romanian truck driver was discovered breathless in an improvised shelter, constructed close to a bus station in Genoa, close to the Galliera hospital, write the individuals from Observer, quoting ANSA. The person was found by a taxi driver, who known as an ambulance, and the docs managed to deliver him again to life, however the extreme hypothermia brought about the Romanian to die after arriving on the hospital.
In line with Il Secolo XIX, the Romanian was a former truck driver, recognized to locals as Mario. Nonetheless, his actual identify is unknown, as a result of each time the police tried to determine him, he gave totally different names. In whole, 25 totally different names and 25 dates and locations of delivery had been supplied to the authorities by “Mario”.
“He slept on the grate of the canals, the place the recent air got here from. He was good. Within the final days, I stored searching for him, serving to him, taking him meals and blankets. We had been nervous about him. He had a troublesome life, but additionally many mates “says one of many Sant’Egidio group volunteers, who helps the person.
Over time, he refused different assist from the Italian state, together with the potential for going to a shelter for the needy, asking for less than “a couple of cigarettes and just a little wine to beat the chilly.”
The loss of life of the Romanian saddened these from the Sant’Egidio group, who gathered final evening, round 20:30, at Piccapietra Sq., the place they held a second of prayer for Mario. Greater than 300 individuals had been current, praying and lighting candles in reminiscence of the person.