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Foreign Office investigates reports British woman killed in Pakistan
Police on patrol in Lahore where a British women has reportedly been killed.

Authorities in Lahore yet to confirm details but police officer told local press she was killed by four men

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 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.”

source: Matthew Weaver