Over 300 boys still missing after Nigeria school attack

More than 300 schoolboys are still missing in Nigeria’s Katsina state after gunmen attacked their school on Friday.

More than 300 Nigerian schoolboys are still missing after gunmen attacked their secondary school in the town of Kankara on Friday. Some students managed to escape.

Armed group Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for the abduction, AFP news agency reports.

Authorities say all schools in Katsina state are closed while the military pursues the attackers and searches for the students.

#BringBackOurBoys was trending online as public outrage grew over the attack.

In 2014, Boko Haram kidnapped 276 schoolgirls from the town of Chibok in Borno state.

Six years later more than 100 of the girls are still missing.

This video was edited by Al Jazeera Newsfeed’s Hassan Ghani.