Koper police help migrants caught in a storm

Koper – Koper police on Wednesday helped a group of migrants caught in a storm, and pulled over a van with eleven illegal migrants in south-western Slovenia, the Koper Police Department said on Thursday.

Police received a phone call from an Afghan citizen who said that a group of migrants was caught in a storm “somewhere in the hills”.

Officers found the four Afghan migrants near the village of Zagrad, including an eight-year-old child who needed medical assistance, so he was taken to hospital in Izola.

Also on Wednesday morning, police pulled over a van near the town of Materija to find that a 42-year-old Croatian driver had eight Bangladeshi and three Pakistani citizens in the vehicle.

Migrants are being sill processed, the police department said.