MANILA -- The 'Traslacion' or the procession of the Black Nazarene is now approaching Palanca St, Quiapo, Manila with an estimated crowd of 229,000 as of Tuesday noon.

National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) spokesperson Chief Insp. Kimberly Molitas says the procession is now passing through Palanca through Dasmarinas and Escolta streets.

Devotees near Quiapo Church are estimated to reach 200,000.

No untoward incident has been reported, Molitas adds. (PNA)