At least 80 killed in Afghanistan suicide attack.

“Just outside” Kandahar, Afghanistan today, “a suicide bomber blew himself up in a large crowd gathered at a dogfighting festival,” killing at least 80 people and wounding nearly 100 more. “Kandahar, a former stronghold of the Taliban, has been the scene of some of the country’s worst suicide attacks over the last two years as Taliban insurgents have tried to undermine the government of President Hamid Karzai.”

UPDATE: Reuters says it was “the most deadly attack since the Taliban were ousted in 2001.”