Kumakatok

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Kumakatok

Region of origin: The Philippines

Omens of death, the kumakatok are three hooded figures, often described as one young woman and two old men, who never interact directly with witnesses but would approach houses in the middle of the night and knock loudly on the door as a sign that someone in that family would die the next day. They are particularly associated with outbreaks of disease and other large-scale tragedies.

Originally posted on Tumblr on June 14, 2016

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