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07-25-2011 10:41 BJT

A truck overloaded with 100 tons of sand crushes a bridge in Huairou district on July 18, 2011. The Baihe Bridge was built in 1987 with a bearing capacity of 55 tons. No one was injured in the accident. [Photo provided to China Daily]

The Sun rises above the Heixiazi Island in Fuyuan, Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, July 18, 2011. Picture taken with a fish eye lens. Public security and border defense authorities of northeast Heilongjiang province officially set up a checkpoint for the new tourism destination of Heixiazi Island on July 18, a day before it opens to tourists. [Photo/Xinhua]

 

Tibetans watch fireworks light up the sky at Potala Palace Square in Lhasa to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the peaceful liberation of Tibet on July 19, 2011. [Photo/Xinhua]

 

A traffic jam caused by road works stretches nearly 100 km on a section of the Beijing-Tibet Highway in Ulanqab, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on July 19, 2011. [Photo/Xinhua]

 

A polar bear sucks a popsicle with satisfaction at Tianjin Polar Aquarium in Tianjin, North China, July 20, 2011. The huge popsicles are specially made with fruits and vegetables frozen inside to help the center's pair of polar bears reduce their body temperatures. It's also meant to make bears get more active and have some fun while searching for the edible treats. [Photo/CFP]


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