1 died during Feast of Black Nazarene

By , on January 9, 2015


Long lines of devotees patient wait for several hours for the "Pahalik" of the Black Nazarene, held Thursday (Jan. 8) at the Quirino Grandstand, Manila. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
Long lines of devotees patient wait for several hours for the “Pahalik” of the Black Nazarene, held Thursday (Jan. 8) at the Quirino Grandstand, Manila. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)

MANILA – A man died during the procession of the Black Nazarene on Friday after suffering from a fatal heart attack.

Johnny Yu, Manila Disaster Risk Reduction and Management confirmed that there was a casualty. However, as of writing, the victim’s identity is still unknown.

According to reports, the man was rushed to the Manila Doctors Hospital but was declared dead on arrival.

The victim took part in the annual “translacion” or procession for the Black Nazarene.