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Zimri Tribe is also called Zimri or Mizri, is a Pashtun tribe in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.Some Zimri live's in Afghanistan. The name Zimri or Zmarai means "fierce tiger" in the Pashto language. The history shows that one day at the place located in Musakhail city between the Sherani and Isot, the father of Zimri had a fight with tigers in the mountains. After being victorious, the father of Musakhail gave him the honour Zmarai (lion), which means "lion" in Pashto. Zimri, Mizri, the same nation named changed due to the languages of different areas.
Rough estimates show their population to be more than 990,000–1100,000.[ citation needed ]
They live in the Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces of Pakistan. In Balochistan, the name Zimri is common, but in the areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the name Gumoriani or Gumaryani is used. Some of them live in Sibi and they call themselves Mizri. These migrations have occurred primarily due to tribal conflicts and financial instability in the region. They are living in the mountainous range associated with Hazrat Suleman. They live between Sherani and Isot tribes. The mountains on which they live are very fertile. The Zhmaryani country is drained by small hills torrents: the Ramak and Guzai.
Due to some clashes, Zimri migrated from Musakhail to other cities of Pakistan.
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