Egypt's general prosecutor Wednesday bound over for trial 71 supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi over August 2013 violence that killed 16 people.
The trial is part of a relentless crackdown targeting Morsi supporters since the army ousted him last July.
More than 1,400 Morsi supporters have been killed in a police crackdown, while at least 16,000 have been jailed, and about 200 sentenced to death in speedy mass trials.
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The 71 will stand trial over clashes that erupted in several districts of the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, in which 13 civilians and three policemen were killed, according to a statement by the general prosecutor's office.
The fighting broke out on August 14, the day security forces moved to disband two Cairo Islamist sit-ins calling for Morsi's reinstatement, sparking clashes that left hundreds dead.
The prosecution charged the defendants with murder, attempted murder, resisting security forces and vandalising a number of government and police installations as well as a church.
On Thursday, Egypt will mark the anniversary of Morsi's overthrow, led by ex-army chief Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, who won by a May election to succeed him.