[WATCH] Silent gathering marks time and place where Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered

People have gathered on the spot where Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered in Bidnija last year at exactly 2.59pm

Silent gathering marks time and place where Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered
Silent gathering marks time and place where Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered
People held up posters to recall the one-year since Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered. (Photo: James Bianchi/MediaToday)
People held up posters to recall the one-year since Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered. (Photo: James Bianchi/MediaToday)

People have gathered in silence at Bidnija on the site where Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered one year ago to the day.

Two large banners mark the exact spot in a field, where Daphne Caruana Galizia's burning car stopped. (Photo: James Bianchi/MediaToday)
Two large banners mark the exact spot in a field, where Daphne Caruana Galizia's burning car stopped. (Photo: James Bianchi/MediaToday)

Flowers and candles were laid at the edge of the field where Caruana Galizia’s car ended up in a ball of flames after the bomb inside the vehicle was triggered.

Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered metres away from her house. (Photo: James Bianchi/MediaToday)
Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered metres away from her house. (Photo: James Bianchi/MediaToday)

The explosion happened at exactly 2.59pm, shortly after the journalist had left her house, a few hundred metres up the road.

Silence, flowers and candles to remember the slain journalist. (Photo: James Bianchi/MediaToday)
Silence, flowers and candles to remember the slain journalist. (Photo: James Bianchi/MediaToday)

The spot where the burning car stopped is marked by two big banners, one with Caruana Galizia’s face and a second with the word ‘Justice’.

People held up posters with the number ‘365’ to recall the one-year anniversary since the assassination.

Never forgotten: Lady, just like we promised you, we have not forgotten you. (Photo: James Bianchi/MediaToday)
Never forgotten: Lady, just like we promised you, we have not forgotten you. (Photo: James Bianchi/MediaToday)

Some others could be seen with tears streaming down their face. A touching message left with the flowers caught our eyes: ‘Lady, just like we promised you, we have not forgotten you.’

Former European Commissioner Tonio Borg (second from left), MEP Roberta Metsola, MEP Ana Gomes, MEP David Casa and former PN leader Simon Busuttil
Former European Commissioner Tonio Borg (second from left), MEP Roberta Metsola, MEP Ana Gomes, MEP David Casa and former PN leader Simon Busuttil

The commemoration in Bidnija will be followed at 6pm by a mass in Valletta and a march calling for truth and justice at 7pm.

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