A Chinese national takes a photograph of his colleague at the Khunjerab Pass, the world's highest paved border crossing at 4,600 metres above sea level.Photo: AFP
A Chinese national takes a photograph of his colleague at the Khunjerab Pass, the world's highest paved border crossing at 4,600 metres above sea level.Photo: AFP

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A Chinese national takes a photograph of his colleague at the Khunjerab Pass, the world's highest paved border crossing at 4,600 metres above sea level.Photo: AFP
A Chinese national takes a photograph of his colleague at the Khunjerab Pass, the world's highest paved border crossing at 4,600 metres above sea level.Photo: AFP
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