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Residents wearing masks pose for a photograph near a statue of late Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong, as a sandstorm hits Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China

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Residents wearing masks pose for a photograph near a statue of late Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong, as a sandstorm hits Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China

Residents walk on a street during a sandstorm in Hami

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Pedestrians go about their daily lives as a sandstorm strikes Hami, in northwestern China’s Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region, on Thursday