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Underwater robots search Lake Como for Swiss footballer

National News // By Tay Kinnear // July 2, 2019

Italian searchers are using an underwater robot in their efforts to find the body of the 24-year-old swiss national footballer Florijana Ismaili.

Pixabay Underwater robots search Lake Como for Swiss footballer

She’s suspected drowned after jumping into Lake Como from a boat on Saturday afternoon.

The robot is capable of diving more than 200 meters. Divers are searching at depths of 50 meters.

Her club, BSC Young Boys, says they are very concerned but have not given up hope that everything will turn out well.

Ismaili has played for the Swiss national women’s team since 2011.

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