North Ceme­tery is­sues re­minders for All Saints’ Day

Manila Bulletin - - Obituary - By ANALOU DE VERA

Var­i­ous re­minders to the pub­lic ahead of the ob­ser­vance of the All Saints’ Day were re­leased by the Manila North Ceme­tery (MNC) man­age­ment to en­sure safety and con­ve­nience. Ac­cord­ing to the ad­vi­sory, in­ter­ment and cre­ma­tion will not be al­lowed start­ing Oct. 29 to Nov. 2.

The man­age­ment also stated that en­try of all types of ve­hi­cles will not be al­lowed from 6 p.m. of Oct. 29 un­til Nov. 2.

Vis­i­tors are also ad­vised that the clean­ing of tombs will be only al­lowed un­til Oct. 29.

The ceme­tery’s gates 2 and 3 along A. Boni­fa­cio Street will be opened on Nov. 1 at noon­time, for vis­i­tors who will be ex­it­ing the ceme­tery.

The ad­vi­sory also added that bring­ing of firearms and other deadly weapons such as screw­drivers, knives, ice picks among oth­ers are not al­lowed.

Bring­ing of pets, loud sound sys­tems or in­stru­ments, flammable ma­te­ri­als, liquor and gam­bling para­pher­na­lia are also pro­hib­ited in­side the vicin­ity.

Fur­ther­more, burn­ing of garbage is also strictly pro­hib­ited, as stated in the ad­vi­sory.

“This ad­vi­sory was re­leased early to the pub­lic to avoid any last-minute prepa­ra­tions and to avoid any un­to­ward in­ci­dents dur­ing the ob­ser­vance of All Saints’ Day,” said Manila’s pub­lic in­for­ma­tion of­fi­cer Bambi Purisima.

“Rest as­sured that ev­ery­thing will be in or­der be­cause the po­lice led by Supt. Joel Napoleon Coronel will be on top of the sit­u­a­tion,” added Purisima. din iyan ng drugs at nasa watch­list (A lot of com­plaints have been re­ported against him be­cause he of­ten causes trou­ble – I know that be­cause I’m in the mon­i­tor­ing team; he also sells drugs and he’s on the watch­list,” Gamboa said.

Mean­while, Caloocan City Risk Re­duc­tion and Man­age­ment Coun­cil has yet to pro­vide the po­lice a copy of the footage of the in­ci­dent.

“We do not know if the in­ci­dent was taken by the CCTV cam­eras be­cause no one was there to op­er­ate last night. They are all in a sem­i­nar in Clark un­til Sun­day. We can­not give a copy be­cause there’s no one to op­er­ate,” the staff told this re­porter.

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