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Almost 1.2M visitors arrive at 4 major cemeteries in Manila

/ 02:59 PM November 01, 2018

Close to 1.2 million visitors have already entered the four main cemeteries in Manila by past noon Thursday, the Manila Police District (MPD) said.

A report from the MPD District Tactical Operations Center showed that as of 1 p.m., some 1,199,894 visitors have entered the Manila North Cemetery and La Loma Cemetery, both in Santa Cruz; Manila South Cemetery in Makati City; and Manila Chinese Cemetery.

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Specifically, the Manila North Cemetery recorded the most number of visitors at 1,060,753; followed by the Manila South Cemetery with 83,861 visitors; La Loma Cemetery with 50,280; Manila Chinese Cemetery with 5,000 visitors.

Meanwhile, authorities have confiscated a number of banned items from visitors of the four major cemeteries in Manila. Among the seized prohibited items were: 281 packs of cigarettes, 293 flammable articles, 116 bladed weapons, and 24 gardening tools. /kga

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