FO examines reports of Briton 'dead at Thai shooting range'
The Foreign Office says it is urgently investigating reports that a British man has died at a shooting range in Thailand.
Local reports from the southern resort island of Phuket say a British man died after turning a pistol on himself.
The Foreign Office (FO) could not confirm the reports.
An FO spokesman said: "We are urgently working with the authorities in Thailand to establish whether a British national has died in Phuket."
The Bangkok Post, quoted a taxi driver who said the man had hailed him near a local resort and asked to be taken somewhere where he could shoot. He had shown no signs of stress while in the taxi, the driver said.