Gunmen have attacked over 10 communities in Niger State at Lavun Local Government Area killing eight people, abducted a bride while others were injured.
The attack which started on Saturday night, lasted up till the early hours of Sunday with the bandits also rustling an unspecified number of cattle.
The communities attacked include Egbako, Ndaruka, Ebbo, Ndagbegi, Tshogi, Gogata and Ndakogitu.
The bandits invaded a wedding ceremony, at Gbacitagi village and kidnapped the bride, one other girl, carted away money and other valuable items, and destroyed vehicles.
The gunmen were reported to have killed one person each at Ebbo, Tsonfadagabi, Tsogi, and Kanko.
The Commissioner for Local Government and Internal security, Emmanuel Umar, confirmed the attack, saying he was yet to get more details on the incident.