‘Blasts kill at least ten at dogfight’

ARGHANDAB, Afghanistan, February 27 (AFP): Two bomb explosions on Sunday tore through a gathering of villagers watching a dogfight in the southern Afghanistan province of Kandahar, killing at least 10, officials said.
Zemarai Bashary, Afghan interior ministry spokesman in Kabul, told AFP the bombing in Arghandab district targeted villagers and a police vehicle, killing eight civilians and two police.
"There have been two bomb blasts, one at the middle of a gathering and the other on the side of the road nearby. Eight civilians have been killed, two cops have been killed," the spokesman said. He said a dozen civilians and five police were injured. He did not give details.
Shah Mohammad, the district chief of Arghandab, said the bombings were aimed at villagers watching dogfighting. "People had gathered to watch dogfighting. Two explosions, from planted bombs, happened. Eight people, all civilians have been killed," Shah Mohammad, the district chief of Arghandab, said.
An AFP reporter at the site saw human flesh scattered across the area and several barking dogs leashed to nearby electricity poles.