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The Korai, also known as Kaheri and Kohdai in Makoran Division of balochistan (Urdu: ڪورןءۍ), are a Baloch tribe settled in the Balochistan province of Iran, Balochistan Province of Pakistan, Sindh, Punjab provinces of Pakistan, and the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharastra, Haryana, and Punjab. According to the Balochi narration, Korai are descended from Qureshi Arabs from the generation of Hazrat Ameer Hamza. The Balochs living in Aleppo, largest city of Syria, were confederates of Hazrat Imam Hussain against Yazid I, second Caliph of the Umayyad Caliphate. The caliph ejected Hazrat Imam Hussain, so they left Aleppo and migrated to Balochistan.
The tribe has a number of sub tribes, including Aalani, Jamani, Jalalani, Jhangirani, Chatarani, and Rustamani. They speak Balochi in Balochistan, Sindhi in Sind, and Seraiki Punjabi and Urdu in Punjab. In India they speak local languages, having been settled in India since the time of Mughal emperor Humayun.