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Jabbarkhel or JabarKhil, sometimes spelled Jabar Khel, are a leading landowning clan of the Ahmadzai tribe of Pashtun people and consist of more than fifteen thousand families. Many of the families carry the surname "Jabbar Khel" but some have changed there surnames to the names of their Fathers or Grandfathers. [1] The tribe is believed to have descended from an Ahmadzai leader named Jabbar. [2] They are believed to have been located primarily in the region of Qabr-i-Jabbar/Khaki Jabbar District. [2]

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  1. Kaplan, Robert (2001). Soldiers of God: With Islamic Warriors in Afghanistan and Pakistan . Vintage Books. pp.  147. ISBN   1400030250.
  2. 1 2 Noelle, Christine (1997). State and Tribe in Nineteenth-Century Afghanistan: The Reign of Amir Dost. Routledge. p. 196. ISBN   0700706291.