Mexico: Soldiers kill 25 in gunbattle near US border

MONTERREY, Mexico — Mexico's military said 25 suspects were shot dead by soldiers in a gunbattle near the US border on Thursday.
A spokesman said soldiers were patrolling around noon 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 said three people believed to be kidnap victims were rescued.