LNMB remains quiet, peaceful

MANILA —Everything is quite and peaceful at the “Libingan Ng Mga Bayani” (LNMB) in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City on Saturday, said Philippine Army (PA) acting spokesperson Lt. Col. Ray Tiongson.

“The situation (at the LNMB) is normal so far. No untoward incidents have been recorded yet,” Tiongson said in Filipino, a day after former strongman Ferdinand Marcos was laid to rest here.

Earlier, anti-Marcos groups threatened to lauch massive strike actions at the LNMB should internment for former president Ferdinand E. Marcos pushed through.

The strongman was interred at the LNMB Friday noon with military honors befitting a former Philippine head of state accorded to the former.

Tiongson said the PA planned to accommodate the constant flux of visitors interested to visit LNMB, especially parties wishing to see the Marcos tomb, which is located at the LNMB’s Presidential Section.

“Everyone is welcome to come, even the media. All can enter provided they coordinate with (Army troops) guarding the gate,” Tiongson said. Priam Nepomuceno/PNA-northboundasia.com