Clean up starts after Nazarene procession

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Thursday, January 9, 2014

THE Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) cleared tons of garbage from the streets of Manila on Thursday after the Black Nazarene procession, a city official said.

In his Twitter account, Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno said that garbage trucks followed behind the procession to immediately cleared that streets with trash and debris left by the millions of devotees of the miraculous image.

At the Quirino Grandstand, where the procession started, Moreno said that it looked like nothing has happened since the devotees were immediately dispersed and the streets cleaned up right away.

Seventeen truckloads of garbage were initially gathered along the parade route as of Thursday afternoon, the official said.

In last year's procession, a total of 33 truckloads of trash were collected after the parade. (Sunnex)

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