The Foreign Office is understood to be investigating reports that a British woman has been killed in Lahore, Pakistan.
The woman reportedly travelled to the country for a friend’s wedding.
Authorities in Lahore have yet to confirm details, but a police officer told local reporters that a group of four men broke into the woman’s rented home and killed her.
An officer, named only as Qasim, was quoted by the local Jam Press, news agency as saying: “We have launched an investigation into every aspect of the murder. More facts will come to light after the autopsy and forensic report.”
A source said Foreign Office officials were investigating the reports of her death. They said: “We are supporting the woman’s family and our thoughts are with them at this difficult time.”