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Snowfall hits Qinhuangdao City before Tomb Sweeping Day


09:04, April 03, 2012

A car runs on a snow-covered street in Qinhuangdao City, north China's Hebei Province, April 2, 2012. A snowfall hit the city on Monday, the first day of the Qingming Festival holiday. Qingming, also known as the Tomb Sweeping Day, is observed by Chinese to show their tribute for the departed. (Xinhua/Liu Xuezhong)

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