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Inside 404: Video footage reveals abandoned buildings inside once-busy nuclear city

he city was built in 1958 in a secret location to be "China's base for building nuclear bombs," but it has been largely abandoned since its population peaked in the 1990s.
7 months ago
Jiayun Feng
By Jiayun Feng
Jiayun is a Chinese native and was born in Shanghai, where she spent her first 20 years and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism at Fudan University. Interested in writing for a global audience, she attended the NYU Graduate School of Journalism for its Global & Joint Program Studies, which allows her to pursue a journalistic career along with her interest in international relations. She has previously interned for Sixth Tone and Shanghai Daily.
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