Armed bandits, on Monday, killed 18 people after invading Maza-Kuka community, Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger State.
According to Daily Trust, sources disclosed that the armed men in large numbers, stormed the community on motorcycles and went straight to the mosque while the victims were observing their early morning prayers.
It was reported that the bandits shot the worshippers at close range in the mosque, and left many others injured.
“They came on motorcycles and went straight to the mosques and shot at worshippers,” a source was quoted as saying.
It was also gathered that at least 13 people were kidnapped.
The police command has not confirmed the incident.