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US airstrike kills 12 in Pakistan

US airstrike kills 12 in Pakistan 15 Sep 2010 Drone aircraft have unleashed a fresh missile attack that has killed 12 people during the most intense period of US strikes in Pakistan since they began in 2004, intelligence officials said. The stepped-up campaign that included Wednesday's strike is focused on a small area of farming villages and mountainous, thickly forested terrain controlled by the Haqqani network, a ruthless foe [?!?] in Afghanistan, US officials said.