'Survivor's issue' of Charlie Hebdo sells out in minutes amid backlash from Muslim leaders

January 14, 2015 8:00 AM

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'Survivor's issue' of Charlie Hebdo sells out in minutes amid backlash from Muslim leaders

The first issue of Charlie Hebdo to be produced since Islamist gunmen killed 12 people at the satirical magazine's Paris offices last week has been flying off the shelves at newsstands across the French capital Wednesday morning amid backlash from Islamic leaders who objected to the cover's depiction of the Prophet Muhammad.

Sky News reported that lines to buy the magazine began forming at 6 a.m. local time (midnight Eastern) and some newsstands had sold out by 8 a.m. The Associated Press reported that one newsstand just off Paris' Champs Elysee sold out at 6:05 a.m. -- five minutes after opening. At Saint-Lazare, peopl...

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