A Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen (TuM) militant involved in a grenade attack in which three police personnel were injured in Baramulla district was killed Thursday in a gunfight with security forces in Pulwama district, police said.
Showkat Ahmad Bhat was wanted in Wednesday's Pattan grenade incident and was killed in the gunfight in the south Kashmir district, a police official said.
He said some arms and ammunition were recovered from his possession.
Bhat had managed to escape Wednesday while his accomplice, Faizan Majeed Bhat - a resident of Tral in Pulwama - was arrested by the police who chased them after the militants lobbed a grenade on a police party at a naka in Pattan area.
Three police personnel, including Deputy Superintendent of Police Zafar Mehdi, were injured in the attack.
The duo had recently joined Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen outfit, the official said.