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Protesters illuminate military helicopter with lasers near the presidential palace in Cairo

Asmaa Waguih / Reuters

Protesters point lasers towards a military helicopter flying overhead as they gather for a mass protest to support the army in front of the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt on July 26, 2013. At least seven people were killed and hundreds wounded in scattered violence across Egypt during mass rallies for and against the army's overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, who was placed under investigation for murder.

NBC News reports

Former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi is under investigation for a slew of charges including murder, according to the state news agency, stoking tensions throughout Egypt as rival political camps took to the streets.

At least six people were killed and 215 were injured in clashes throughout Egypt on Friday, according to an official, as hundreds of thousands of people took part in rival rallies in various Egyptian cities.