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      Three gunmen killed in cartel shootout in Nuevo Laredo

      Authorities confirm three gunmen are dead following a drug cartel shootout south of the border in Nuevo Laredo.

      It all happened around 4 a.m. Friday in the Colonia Concordia.

      The Tamaulipas Attorney General's Office confirms that a shootout took place between two groups of armed men.

      Investigators arrived at the scene where they allegedly found three bodies inside a car.

      The three men have not been identified but their bodies were sent to a local morgue for an autopsy and identification.

      It's not clear which criminal groups were involved in the shootout but the case remains under investigation.