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    Hundreds of people have been waiting for hours at UK newsstands to buy the "survivors" issue of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

    A week after two gunmen in Paris killed 12 staff members of satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo at its editorial office, some enterprising individuals are working hard to profit from the tragedy
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    MOSCOW, January 16 (Sputnik) — Hundreds of people stood in line for several hours at UK newsstands and bookshops to purchase the "survivors" issue of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, The Guardian reported Friday.

    More than 1,000 copies of the first Charlie Hebdo edition released after the terror attacks on the magazine's headquarters in Paris last week are said to be available across Britain.

    Similar to France, some outlets in the UK decided to limit the sales of the magazine to one copy per person, according to the newspaper.

    Three UK distributors, including COMAG, Smith News and Menzies Distribution, are releasing the latest Charlie Hebdo issue in the country.

    The front cover of the latest edition of the magazine depicts a cartoon of Prophet Muhammad shedding a tear and holding a sign saying "Je suis Charlie", a slogan used by the magazine's supporters to show solidarity with the victims of the Paris attack.

    The magazine sold out in France on Wednesday, with more copies expected to be delivered to newsstands on Thursday and Friday. The issue is said to have a circulation of some five million copies, with the edition translated into English, Spanish and Arabic and expected to be also available in Turkey and Italy.

    World Reacts to Charlie Hebdo Attack (61)


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