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Nanjing Smog paints sky in pink

Photo taken in Nanjing city on Dec 22nd 2015

Smog may be harmful and annoying, but it can also give rise to extraordinary scenes.

The reading of the Air Quality Index of East China's Nanjing city reached 221 Tuesday afternoon, indicating severe pollution. At dusk, some Nanjing residents posted photos of the sky taking on a rare rosy color.

Frequent spells of smog, which has hit Beijing four times since last month, may make it difficult for the capital to achieve its annual air quality improvement goal, a municipal official said on Sunday.

Beijing has set a target of cutting the concentration of PM2.5-particulate matter with a diameter of less than 2.5 microns that can penetrate the lungs and harm health-by 5 percent year-on-year.

Readings of the pollutants averaged 86 last year, and the figure was 74 for the first 11 months of this year.

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