At least 19 worshippers were killed when members of a radical Islamist sect Boko Haram opened indiscriminate fire at an evangelical church during a service in Northern Nigeria today.

The attack took place a few hours after the group claimed responsibility for suicide attack which claimed the lives of six military men and two civilians in Nigeria’s northern city of Damaturu on Sunday.

Boko Haram sect members opened fire inside a Deeper Life Church during a service today in the northern state of Kogi, police said.

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