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.
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