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Hizbul instigating violence in Kashmir

india Updated: Jul 09, 2010 17:22 IST

Hizbul Mujahideen is behind stone pelting incidents in Kashmir, which took place last week in the valley, said media reports on Friday.

According to media reports which quoted government sources, transcript of a phone call between a Hizbul Mujahideen commander and a suspect indicate the militant group's involvement in the Valley unrest.

Earlier, police today arrested one of the two activists of hardline Hurriyat Conference, who were allegedly involved in a conspiracy to engineer violence in Kashmir Valley and get at least 10 to 15 people killed in a procession.

Police swooped down at a place on Narbal-Magam road and arrested Shabir Ahmed Wani, district President of Hurriyat conference led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani, after his conversation with another activist Ghulam Ahmed Dar was intercepted.

The two were allegedly discussing ways to foment trouble during a procession which was taken out in Budgam district of central Kashmir, official sources said.