2 Dead Following Shootouts in Reynosa

5 years 5 months 3 hours ago Tuesday, May 02 2017 May 2, 2017 May 02, 2017 10:04 PM May 02, 2017 in News

REYNOSA – Two men are dead following a shootout in Reynosa involving Mexican armed forces.

The incident happened at the Esfuerzo Nacional neighborhood, an area located at the southwest part of Reynosa.

Troops were out patrolling a neighborhood when they were attacked.

Images from the government showed two men riding in a truck opened fire on the troops. The men were armed with rifles and a hand grenade.

Both were killed in the gunfight.

The clash led to another confrontation at the Colinas Del Norte Sur neighborhood where troops confiscated a pickup truck, a rifle and ammunition.

There are no reports of injuries among the troops.

The government of Tamaulipas has not yet revealed the identities of the suspects and whether or not they had ties to cartel operations. 

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