Bomb that killed Panama Papers journalist in Malta was ‘remotely detonated’

Bomb that killed Panama Papers journalist in Malta was 'remotely detonated'
Daphne Caruana Galizia’s car exploded when the device was triggered (Picture: Reuters)

The car bomb that killed the Panama Papers journalist in a blast in Malta was triggered remotely, police believe.

Daphne Caruana Galizia, a talented journalist who sought to expose government corruption, was killed in her Peugeot 108 when the device exploded.

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A spokeswoman for Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said police believe the bomb was attached beneath the vehicle and was detonated by a mobile phone.

The details about the incident are the first to emerge from the police investigation into the 53-year-old’s death.

The spokeswoman said: ‘Emerging evidences make us think that the bomb was placed under the car

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