Procession draws crowd in Penang


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  • Saturday, 08 Feb 2020

GEORGE TOWN: Despite the novel coronavirus scare, thousands of devotees took to the streets to pay homage to Lord Muruga on the eve of Thaipusam, which is one of the most colourful festivals in Malaysia.

With some wearing face masks, the devotees began the coconut-smashing ritual in fulfilment of their vows during the procession of the golden and silver chariots here.

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