(Bloomberg) -- Two men were killed late Saturday in a shooting at a restaurant in the Mexican beach resort of Tulum as a wave of violence continued in the Riviera Maya region, the country’s top tourist destination.

A third person was wounded in the incident, Quintana Roo state prosecutors said on Twitter. 

Police and Mexican navy troops were looking for the attackers, who allegedly opened fire on competing drug traffickers at the upscale ArtBeach Tulum restaurant, El Financiero reported on its website.

Mexico in October stationed 450 armed forces personnel in Tulum after two foreign tourists were killed in a drug-related shootout in the Caribbean beach resort. Tulum is popular with celebrities including Leonardo DiCaprio and Reese Witherspoon, and became a haven for many ex-pats during the pandemic. 

Another 1,500 troops were deployed in November following a shootout near luxury hotels in Puerto Morelos, south of Cancun, to provide increased security to resorts. 

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