Shootout in Juarez leaves three cartel gunmen dead

Media reported that a gun battle that took place between the Mexican Federal Police and suspected drug gang members on Sunday in Ciudad Juarez left three gunmen dead.

Reportedly, some of the suspected traffickers were carrying grenades.

There was no information on whether any civilians were injured in the incident.

According to local authorities, the Juarez and Sinaloa cartels have been since 2008 in a bloody turf war during which the death toll reached a number 5,000 people.