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Trial scheduled for six Muslim Brotherhood leaders

CAIRO, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- A Cairo court Sunday scheduled the trial for six Muslim Brotherhood leaders accused of inciting the killing of anti-Mohamed Morsi protesters in July.

Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie, his deputy Khairat el-Shater and four others will stand trial Aug. 25, Ahram Online reported.

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At least eight people died during clashes in Moqattam in front of the Muslim Brotherhood's headquarters July 1.

El-Shater was arrested July 6 and an arrest warrant for Badie was issued July 28.

Prosecutors Wednesday ordered another 15 days of detention for el-Shater, former Brotherhood supreme guide Mahdy Akef, deputy leader Rashad Bayoumi, and Freedom and Justice Party leader Saad el-Katatni pending further investigation into the protesters' killings.

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