Journalist who led Panama paper probe killed in a car bomb

Valletta: Daphne Caruana Galizia, a journalist who led the Panama Paper probe into corruption was killed in a car bombing near her residence on Tuesday, The Guardian reported.

A blogger whose posts often attracted more readers than the combined circulation of the country’s newspapers, Galizia was recently described by the American news outlet Politico as a “one-woman WikiLeaks”.

The government of Malta has appealed for calm.

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