THE DAY IN PHOTOS: August 12, 2019


Posted at Aug 13 2019 02:57 AM

Eid’l-Adha in Mina

Muslim pilgrims arrive to cast stones at a pillar symbolizing the stoning of Satan, in a ritual called "Jamarat," the last rite of the annual hajj, on the first day of Eid al-Adha, in Mina near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Sunday. The hajj is required of all Muslims to perform once in their lifetime if they are financially and physically able. Amr Nabil, AP

Indonesia Navy vessel in Manila

Members of the Philippine Navy welcome the Indonesian Navy training ship Kri Bima Suci with 103 Indonesian naval cadets and 89 officers and crew on board for a goodwill visit in Manila on Monday. The visit aims to enhance maritime cooperation through naval diplomacy and camaraderie between the Philippines and Indonesia. ABS-CBN News

Eid’l-Adha for Children

Children play outside the Manila Golden Mosque in Quaipo, Manila on Monday, as Filipino Muslims celebrates Eid’l Adha, which began in the evening of August 11 and ends in the evening of August 12. The “Festival of the Sacrifice” symbolizes the willingness of the prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ismael as an act of obedience to God. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Typhoon Lekima kills 44 in China

Firefighters search for survivors in collapsed houses damaged by a landslide after Typhoon Lekima hit Shanzao village in Yongjia county, Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, China on Sunday. Death toll rose to 44 after typhoon Lekima hit the eastern part of China on Saturday. Stringer/Reuters

Kids play cookie game for Eid al-Adha

Children play parlor games at a community center in Maharlika Village in Taguig City on Monday. Filipino Muslims celebrated the annual Eid al-Adha with prayers, feast with family members, and a symbolic reenactment of Abraham’s sacrifice of an animal like sheep, goat or cow, which is then shared with family, relatives and the poor. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Pro-democracy protesters occupy HK Airport

Protesters surround banners that read "Those charge to the street on today is brave!," center top, and "Release all the detainees!" during a sit-in rally at the arrival hall of the Hong Kong International airport in Hong Kong, Monday. Hong Kong airport suspends check-in for all remaining flights Monday due to ongoing pro-democracy protest in terminal. Vincent Thian, AP