Fireman Sam episode forced off air as character 'steps on Koran'
PAGE: The sheet of paper flies up and appears to show a page from the Koran

MUSLIMS have forced an episode of Fireman Sam off air – after a character appeared to be shown stepping on a Koran.

The producers of the show were blasted by Muslims after one of Sam's pal, Elvis slipping on a page from the Islamic holy book.

The network pulled the episode from its website after viewers spotted the gaffe.

Scenes from the animated program show character Elvis Cridlington stepping on papers that appear to be from the Koran.

It is believed the page contains verses from the Islamic holy book, which includes issues such as the origin of existence and punishments meted out to non-believers.

The producers apologized "unreservedly" for the incident and said it would end its contract with the Chinese animation company that produces the scenes.

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SHOW: Producers of the kids' programme apologised after the gaffe

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STEP: Character Elvis steps on the page, then slips up

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By Jamie Rivera 07/26/2016 21:58:00

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