British photojournalist Guy Martin, who was injured in a mortar attack in Misurata, Libya, arrived in Malta this afternoon on the cargo ship Marianne Danica. He is currently being assessed by a team of specialists at Mater Dei Hospital.

Mr Martin was brought ashore on a stretcher, waving his hands and giving the thumbs-up sign.

The Health Ministry said this afternoon that a medical team from Mater Dei Hospital, assisted by members of the Civil Protection Department, transferred Mr Martin to an ambulance, which took him to Mater Dei.

A photographer working with Panos Pictures agency, Mr Martin was injured in the same attack which killed two journalists and injured another one.

He was reported to have suffered bowel injury and trauma to his pelvis, causing serious blood loss.

The other injured journalist, American Michael Christopher Brown, was brought to Malta on Sunday.

The bodies of the two photographers killed in the same attack, British Tim Hetherington, 40, and American Chris Hondros, 41, were brought to Malta last week.

They were embalmed at Mater Dei Hospital and then flown to their respective countries.

Seven rebel fighters and a Ukrainian doctor were also reported killed and 120 people were wounded in the same attack.

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