Panama Papers journalist known for her investigations into corrupt politicians is killed by a car bomb in Malta
Malta's best-known investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia died Monday
Writer ran a hugely popular blog dedicated to highlighting political corruption
Police say 53-year-old was killed near village of Bidnija when her car exploded
Pictures show the burnt-out vehicle in a field after it seemingly came off the road
By GARETH DAVIES FOR MAILONLINE
PUBLISHED: 20:33 BST, 16 October 2017 | UPDATED: 23:25 BST, 16 October 2017
Daphne Caruana Galizia, Malta's best-known investigative journalist, was killed on Monday when a powerful bomb blew up her car.
Caruana Galizia, 53, ran a hugely popular blog in which she relentlessly highlighted cases of alleged corruption, often involving politicians from the Mediterranean island of Malta.
Police said she was killed as she was driving near the village of Bidnija in northern Malta.