Smoke billows from a chimney as workers leave a factory in Gaoyi county, near Shijiazhuang, capital of northern China’s Hebei province and the country’s most polluted city in terms of PM2.5 readings in 2017. Photo: Reuters

Northern China’s Hebei province home to six of 10 smoggiest cities, environment ministry says

Provincial capital Shijiazhuang saw the highest average reading in all of China last year for harmful PM2.5 particles

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Smoke billows from a chimney as workers leave a factory in Gaoyi county, near Shijiazhuang, capital of northern China’s Hebei province and the country’s most polluted city in terms of PM2.5 readings in 2017. Photo: Reuters
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