Boko Haram Attack Church Service In Northeastern Nigeria, 9 Killed

Boko Haram has been ramping up its persecution of Christians in Nigeria, most notably in the kidnapping of around 200 schoolgirls which sparked the "#BringBackOurGirls" campaign. (Flickr/DVIDSHUB)

Boko Haram has been ramping up its persecution of Christians in Nigeria, most notably in the kidnapping of around 200 schoolgirls which sparked the “#BringBackOurGirls” campaign. (Flickr/DVIDSHUB)

Gunmen opened fire on a church service in a remote village in northeastern Nigeria, killing nine people as worshippers fled into the bush, police and a witness said on Monday.

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