Swiss man drowns in Lake Bled

Bled – A Swiss citizen who had gone missing while swimming in Lake Bled was pulled out of the water dead around 6pm on Monday by divers of the local civil protection unit.

The man went swimming with an acquaintance to the Bled Island, and he started drowning on the way back to the shore. The acquaintance tried to save him, but could not see him under the surface as the water was very muddy.

The divers pulled out the Swiss from a depth of 14 metres, the Kranj Police Department said. According to the information obtained so far, no foul play was involved.