History of the Utman Khel tribe (اتمان خیل)

Utman Khels are Karlanri Pashtuns whose territory lies between Swat and Bajaur. According to a local legend the Utman Khels are the descendants of Baba Utman, a follower of Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni.  It is said that their original abode was in the mountains about Tank and Gomal from which they moved away in early … Read more

Mullagori tribe

Mullagori tribe is found in the Mullagori tehsil of the Khyber district . The author of Hayat-i-Afghani writes: “The Mullagori clan, with its four sub-divisions of Pahar-Khel, Tar-Khel, Ahmad-Khel and Daulat-Khel, is held by some not to be of Afghan stock at all. Its ancestor, say these, was a stranger who attached himself to the … Read more