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Islamic State claims election day attack on northeast Nigerian city

Islamic State on Saturday said it carried out a morning attack on the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri as the country holds elections, although the army has denied an attack took place and says sounds of fighting were drills. [Source]

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