The Spirit of Peace: Davao City's Eid al-Adha
The Davao City Police Office (DCPO) stated that the observance of Eid al-Adha on Sunday, June 16, 2024, was peaceful, with no reported incidents of violence or threats during the celebration.
The Spirit of Peace: Davao City's Eid al-Adha
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According to data from the Davao City Police Office (DCPO), approximately 2,500 Muslim residents of Davao City attended the Eid al-Adha or Feast of Sacrifice celebration at Freedom Park, located in Roxas Avenue.

 

"The event has concluded at this time. It was observed to be peaceful and normal, with no reported incidents," stated the DCPO.

 

In terms of security measures, various security units from different clusters in the city, totaling 251 personnel, including the Traffic Enforcement Unit (TEU), City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), and City Traffic Transport Management Office (CTTMO), worked together for monitoring and ensuring safety during the event.

 

Eid al-Adha holds great significance in the Muslim calendar, honoring the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as per God's instruction. This festival falls on the 10th day of the twelfth month of Dhu al-Hijja, with festivities usually spanning over the following three days, known as the Tashreeq days.

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