A report reaching us from Punch Newspaper has confirmed the attack on a mosque by armed bandits. The report revealed that the incident happened in Maza-Kuka community of Mashegu local government area of Niger State. A source revealed that the attackers stormed the community on motorcycles and went straight to the mosque while their victims were having their morning prayer killing about 18 persons and injuring several others in the process.
The government could be left with few options than to officially identify bandits as terrorists after the gruesome attack on worshippers in a mosque. According to reports, the attack occurred at Maza-Kuka in the Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger state. It was reported that some armed gunmen stormed the mosque and indiscriminately shot at worshippers, killing about 18 persons.
Not less than 18 persons were killed, as bandits attacked mosque in Niger state. The gunmen attacked a mosque at Maza-Kuka, in the Mashegu Local Government Area, Niger state, and killed 18 people, on Monday morning, October 25. Punch Newspaper reported that the armed men stormed the community, and went straight to the mosque, and attacked the victims that were performing their morning prayers.
Photo Credit: Today Despite the best efforts of the Nigerian government and the country's gallant troops and other security operatives to quell insecurity, not much success has been achieved so far. Just recently, the town of Maza-Kuka in the Mashegu Local government area of Niger State was thrown into deep mourning after 18 people were killed in a dastardly manner by unknown gunmen.
No fewer than 18 people were reportedly killed in the early hours of Monday as armed bandits invaded Maza-Kuka Community, Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger State. Source: Daily Trust Sources told our correspondent that 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 and killed 18 people.
The Police Command in Niger said Gunmen allegedly attacked a mosque and killed an unspecified number of people while observing early morning prayers at a Mosque at Mazakuka village in Mashegu Local Government Area of the state. Unknown Gunmen have allegedly attacked a mosque in Maza-Kuka village in Mashegu local government council of Niger State, killing 18 worshipers.
It's no longer news that some unknown gunmen believed to be bandits, invaded Maza-Kuka in the Mashegu local government council of Niger State, killed no fewer than 18 persons who were observing early morning prayers at a Mosque in Mazakuka village. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Monday Kuryas, who confirmed the incident disclosed that, the gunmen reportedly arrived on motorcycles and went straight into the mosque shooting sporadically resulting in the death of residents, they also abducted seven other worshipers at the mosque and destroyed property worth millions of naira belonging to Abubakar Maigandus in the village.