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LOOK: Early birds at Manila South Cemetery on All Souls’ Day

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 08:28 AM November 02, 2018

Manila South Cemetery in Makati. Photo by Daphne Galvez / INQUIRER.net

Visitors have started to arrive early at the Manila South Cemetery in Makati City to visit their departed loved ones on Friday, All Souls’ Day.

Photo by Daphne Galvez / INQUIRER.net

Photo by Daphne Galvez / INQUIRER.net

Vendors are also busy outside the cemetery selling flowers and candles to visitors.

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Photo by Daphne Galvez / INQUIRER.net

Photo by Daphne Galvez / INQUIRER.net

Piles of trash could be seen all over the cemetery and even on roads leading up to it that were left by individuals who have visited the cemetery on the previous days.

Photo by Daphne Galvez / INQUIRER.net

Photo by Daphne Galvez / INQUIRER.net

Photo by Daphne Galvez / INQUIRER.net

Meanwhile, Police officers and traffic enforcers have been deployed in the area to assist the crowd.

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Photo by Daphne Galvez / INQUIRER.net

On Thursday, during the observance of All Saints’ Day, some 360,589 individuals were reported to have visited the cemetery, according to the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO).  /muf

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