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Croatian man dies from blood loss in India

Croatian Times

A Croatian man who lost his memory and then had to have his leg amputated after he was found lying in a pool of blood has died, authorities in Goa, India have said.

Marcel Koprivic was found by Goa police earlier this month lying on a railway track covered in blood and with no documents identifying who he was.

He was taken to hospital where he had to have a leg amputated.

But extreme blood loss and trauma caused by his injuries had made him lose his memory.

It was only after a local paper ran the story that a fellow Croat came to his rescue and by talking to him in Croatian managed to help him restore his memory.

But doctors said this week that the blood loss had been too much and he had died as a result.




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