13:53, 13 January 2015 Tuesday
Public relieved after Liberia halts Ebola cremations
The cremation practice is alien to Liberian culture and tradition
World Bulletin / News Desk

The Liberian government's recent decision to halt the practice of cremating Ebola victims has come as relief to many Liberians who saw the practice as alien to local tradition.

"The decision by the government to burn human beings made people scared, including myself," Emmanuel Fallah, a 32-year-old driver in Monrovia, told The Anadolu Agency.

"If any of my relatives came down with Ebola and died, I would have preferred to? bury the body myself than to see my family member being burned," he said...