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How terrible is the air pollution in Beijing? Bad enough that the only bright sunlight some residents saw today was on a giant LED screen in Tiananmen Square.
The city has been shrouded in smog for days, and the number of toxic small particles in the air is more than two dozen times the amount considered safe. Beijing Municipal Government issued a yellow smog alert Friday morning.
We're not certain whether the broadcast sunrise was meant as a distraction or a statement, but it certainly made for a striking image.
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