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Serious sandstorm hits Hexi Corridor

2010-04-26 02:34:49 GMT2010-04-26 10:34:49 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A farmer checks the hothouse damaged by the gale in Sanlei Township of Wuwei County in Wuwei City, northwest China's Gansu Province, April 25, 2010. The Hexi Corridor had been hit by the most serious sandstorm in 9 years since Friday. (Xinhua/Jiang Aiping)

A farmer stands beside a burned tree due to the fire caused by the gale in Shangxin Village in Xuebai Township of Wuwei County in Wuwei City, northwest China's Gansu Province, April 25, 2010. The Hexi Corridor had been hit by the most serious sandstorm in 9 years since Friday. (Xinhua/Jiang Aiping)

A farmer ploughs a field after the gale in Shangxin Village in Xuebai Township of Wuwei County in Wuwei City, northwest China's Gansu Province, April 25, 2010. The Hexi Corridor had been hit by the most serious sandstorm in 9 years since Friday. (Xinhua/Jiang Aiping)

A farmer checks the hothouse damaged by the gale in Sanlei Township of Wuwei County in Wuwei City, northwest China's Gansu Province, April 25, 2010. The Hexi Corridor had been hit by the most serious sandstorm in 9 years since Friday. (Xinhua/Jiang Aiping)

A combine harvester is damaged in the fire caused by the gale in Shangxin Village in Xuebai Township of Wuwei County in Wuwei City, northwest China's Gansu Province, April 25, 2010. The Hexi Corridor had been hit by the most serious sandstorm in 9 years since Friday. (Xinhua/Jiang Aiping)

The Hexi Corridor had been hit by the most serious sandstorm in 9 years since Friday.

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