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Daphne Caruana Galizia

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Daphne Anne Caruana Galizia (née Vella; 26 August 1964 – 16 October 2017) was a Maltese journalist and blogger. She was known for her work as an investigative journalist and revealing controversial sensitive information, including reports and allegations related to the Panama Papers.

She was born as Daphne Anne Vella on 26 August 1964 in Sliema, Crown Colony of Malta. She studied at University of Malta. Her career began in 1987. She was married to Peter Caruana Galizia from 1985 until her assassination in 2017. They have three sons.

Caruana Galizia was assassinated by a car bomb explosion close to her home in Bidnija on 16 October 2017.[1] The perpetrator is currently unknown.[2] She was 53 years old.

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  1. Sansone, Kurt; Cocks, Paul (16 October 2017). "Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia murdered in Bidnija car bomb". Malta Today. Archived from the original on 16 October 2017.
  2. "Malta blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia dies in car bomb attack". BBC News. 2017-10-16. Retrieved 2017-10-16.