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The Muqbil is a Pashtun tribe, cousins of the Zadrans and Mangals. They now reside in Sayid Karam District in Paktia. They can be further divided into five clans: Musa Khel, Sultak, Ahmad Khel, Hasan Khel, and the Bobaki. Little else is known. [1]

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Sayid Karam District

Said Karam is a district in Paktia Province, Afghanistan. The main town in Khandkhel.

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  1. Adamec, Vol. 6, 459-469

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