SRINAGAR, JUN 29 :
Three terrorists were on Friday gunned down in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir and a youth died in clashes between stone pelters and security personnel near the encounter site, a police official said.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Thumna village after getting information about the presence of militants there, the official said.
Jammu and Kashmir Police DGP SP Vaid has also confirmed the killing of three terrorists.
“All three militants eliminated. Good Job,” he said in a tweet.
Three terrorists were holed up inside a house. The security personnel managed to pinpoint the location of the terrorists but the operation had to be delayed due to the presence of civilians in the house, he said. The encounter broke out between the security forces and the terrorists after all the civilians were evacuated. All the three terrorists were killed, the official said.
Meanwhile, a mob started hurling stones at the security forces engaged in