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MPD: 4 major Manila cemeteries got nearly 115K All Souls’ Day visitors

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 12:22 PM November 02, 2018

 

Almost 115,000 visitors paid their respects to departed kin at Manila’s four major cemeteries on Friday, All Souls’ Day, the Manila Police District said.

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Figures from MPD District Tactical Operations Center showed that as of 11 a.m., 113,855 visitors have entered the Manila North Cemetery and the La Loma Cemetery, both in Santa Cruz; the Manila South Cemetery in Makati City and the Manila Chinese Cemetery.

Among the four cemeteries, the Manila North Cemetery had the most visitors at 89,029.

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Meanwhile, the Manila South Cemetery had 19,426 visitors; followed by La Loma Cemetery with 4,900 visitors; and Manila Chinese Cemetery with 500 visitors.

For All Souls’ Day, police have seized from cemetery visitors four bladed weapons, 10 flammable objects and 15 packs of cigarettes. /muf

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