Gunbattle reported in Reynosa, 3 gunmen dead

Deadly violence has been reported in a Mexican border town celebrating the Dia de la Virgin de Guadaulpe.

Tamaulipas State Police report that three gunmen were killed in a gunbattle with Mexican solders in Reynosa.

It all happened in the Colonias Puertas del Sol and Puertas del Sur neighborhoods in the city's southside early Thursday afternoon.

Investiagtors reported the gunbattle started when the soldiers saw the suspects and tried to approach them.

Of the three gunmen killed, only Oscar Amet Rivadeneira-Hernndez of Veracruz has been identified.

The identies of the other two gunmen killed are not known but the case remains under invsetigation.