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North China freeze strands travelers

BEIJING (AFP) - A Siberian cold front engulfed northern and eastern China on Monday, dumping mounds of snow and closing down airports and highways, officials and state press said.
Tianjin, a city of 9.3 million people an hour's drive from Beijing, was experiencing its worst snowfall in half a century, the Xinhua news agency reported. 
Image: A snowplough removing snow from the runway of the Binhai International Airport near Tianjin, an hour's drive from Beijing, after all flights were cancelled as a result of heavy snows that blanketed the region. AFP
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