THE DAY IN PHOTOS: July 31 2020


Posted at Jul 31 2020 11:43 PM

THE DAY IN PHOTOS: July 31 2020 1
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Eid'l Adha in the time of pandemic

Muslims perform a morning prayer during Eid'l Adha or Feast of Sacrifice on Friday at the Golden Mosque in Quiapo, Manila. Muslims celebrated one of the most important days in the Muslim calendar despite the difficulty posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. ABS-CBN News

Busted water pipe, instant flood

People cross a flooded portion of Magsaysay Avenue from Pureza Street stretching towards the LRT station in Manila on Friday. The flood was caused by a busted Maynilad main water pipe in the area. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Surveying Bilibid on horseback

Bureau of Corrections Director General Gerald Q. Bantag rides a horse as he poses in front of the New Bilibid Prisons on Friday. Bantag earlier led a tour of the security perimeter for media people at the country's main penitentiary in Muntinlupa City. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Gyms set to reopen in GCQ areas

Gym owner Eugene Madronero cleans exercise equipment inside a fitness center on Pedro Gil Street in Manila on Friday. Gyms, along with other select businesses, will be allowed to open starting Saturday at 30 percent capacity in areas under general community quarantine in a bid to create jobs and boost economic recovery. ABS-CBN News

Eid al-Adha prayer at the Hagia Sophia

Muslims wearing protective masks as a precaution against infection from COVID-19 gather for the Eid al-Adha prayer inside the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia, recently converted back to a mosque, in the historic Sultanahmet district of Istanbul on Friday. Small groups of pilgrims performed one of the final rites of the Islamic hajj on Friday as Muslims worldwide marked the start of the Eid al-Adha holiday amid a global pandemic that has impacted nearly every aspect of this year’s pilgrimage and celebrations. The last days of hajj coincide with the four-day Eid al-Adha, or “Feast of Sacrifice,” in which Muslims slaughter livestock and distribute the meat to the poor. Pool via AP