Sandstorm hits China

Beijing was hit by its first sandstorm of the year while its air quality reached dangerous level on Feb. 28.

A general view of the skyscrapers in the sandstorm on February 28, 2013 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)
China Sandstorm
A general view of the skyscrapers in the sandstorm on February 28, 2013 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)
A general view of the skyline in the sandstorm on February 28, 2013 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)
China Sandstorm
A general view of the skyline in the sandstorm on February 28, 2013 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)
A woman covers her head while walking past a flying cardboard box after the capital city was hit by a sandstorm in Beijing Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China Sandstorm
A woman covers her head while walking past a flying cardboard box after the capital city was hit by a sandstorm in Beijing Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Chinese women, some wearing face masks, brace through strong wind after the capital city is hit by sandstorm in Beijing Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China Sandstorm
Chinese women, some wearing face masks, brace through strong wind after the capital city is hit by sandstorm in Beijing Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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