Fox News is reporting that 25 drug cartel thugs were found and killed. The Mexican Government is saying they are suspected of being the murderers of the 72 illegal immigrants found executed last month.
Keep in mind this is less than 100 FEET (not miles!) from the border with the USA.
MONTERREY, Mexico — Mexico's military says 25 suspects have been shot dead by soldiers in a gunbattle near the U.S. border.
A spokesman says soldiers were patrolling around noon Thursday in the town of General Trevino when they came under fire from gunmen on a ranch. The troops returned fire and killed at least 25 people.
The spokesman says three people believed to be kidnap victims were rescued.