Early cemetery visitors face strict security checks


Posted at Oct 19 2021 03:47 PM | Updated as of Oct 19 2021 08:04 PM

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A member of the Manila Police District Multiplier Alliance guarding the entrance of the Manila North Cemetery on Tuesday uses an unorthodox way of checking for alcohol content a bottle brought by a visitor to the cemetery. Many people are visiting their departed loved ones ahead of All Saints Day and All Souls Day after the government mandated the closure of cemeteries nationwide from Oct. 29 to prevent the further spread of COVID-19.