Islamist group Boko Haram have claimed responsibility for abduction of more than 200 school girls in northeast Nigeria according to AFP.
"I abducted your girls," the Islamist group's leader Abubakar Shekau apprently said in the 57-minute video obtained.
The Nigerian military has flown more than 300 sorties in the hunt for the abducted schoolgirls, a Major has told ITV News' Rageh Omaar.
A newly released video from Boko Haram reportedly shows the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls.
The man who started a viral hashtag campaign in support of the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls says it has forced the government to act.