Security forces apprehended a Hizbul Mujahideen militant in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, police said on Thursday.
One more civilian was injured in the blast while as a CRPF personnel also sustained injuries who was identified as Ct. Dalbir Kiran of 182 battalion. The grenade was lobbed over a CRPF vehicle deployed at Muran Chowk around 12.15 pm.
They termed condition of another injured as stable.
Acting on a tip off regarding the presence of militants in Awantipora and Pulwama areas, Awantipora Police, Pulwama Police, CRPF and Army laid multiple joint Naka's at different places.
The injured were rushed to the hospital were Ayoub succumbed to his injuries. "It seems he was close to the spot where the grenade was lobbed", said Dr Abdul Rashid Para, Medical Superintendent of Pulwama district hospital. The police said that efforts are on to arrest the driver of the trailer.