Supporters of Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan rally to condemn U. S. drone attacks in Pakistani tribal areas on al-Qaida and Taliban hideouts, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Oct 28, 2011. (AP Photo/B.K.Bangash)

US Drone Strike Kills At Least 16 In Northwestern Pakistan

A deadly drone strike in the early hours of Wednesday morning bucked a recent trend for falling numbers of deaths in each attack.