One of the civilians who was critically injured in the grenade blast at Awantipora succumbed to his injuries at SMHS hospital here.
The deceased has been identified as Abdul Ahad Pinchoo. His body is being sent to his ancestral area Jawbehara in Awantipora.
Pinchoo was among the four civilians injured at Awantipora earlier in the day.
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