Srinagar: A police constable died after a tear smoke shell he had exploded in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.

Mehrajuddun Baba of Tral town died in Pampore market square, a senior police official said. He succumbed to his injuries at a hospital.

There was a shutdown in Pampore on Sunday after eight CRPF personnel and two militants were killed on Saturday.