Pro-Morsi protesters defy military after killings of Muslim Brotherhood supporters

Egyptian supporters of deposed president Mohammed Morsi sit in front of barbed wire fencing that blocks the access to the headquarters of the Republican Guard in Cairo on July 8. Mahmud Hams / AFP - Getty Images
Supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi hold banners denouncing the killing of Muslim Brotherhood supporters near Cairo University on July 8. Manu Brabo / AP

At least 51 people were killed and 435 injured in clashes early Monday near the Republican Guard headquarters in Cairo, NBC News reported, citing Egypt's Ministry of Health.

Members of the Muslim Brotherhood have been protesting near the headquarters since President Mohammed Morsi was removed from office, amid speculation he may be under house arrest at the site. Continue reading.