Sabari District is situated in the northern part of Khost Province, Afghanistan. It borders Musa Khel District to the west, Paktia Province to the north, Bak District to the east and Tere Zayi and Khost districts to the south.
The population is 62,800. The district center is the town of Yakubi, located in the most eastern part of the district.
Security and politics
It was reported on 20 November 2009 that in Zambar in Sabari district a compound was searched by ISAF forces and several AK-47s recovered. Several suspected militants were detained. The search came as ISAF forces attempted to find a reputed Haqqani commander believed to be in the area.
- "IJC Operational Update, Nov. 20: ISAF condemns IED attack; Joint Forces Kill, Detain Suspected Militants in three provinces; ISAF Casualties" Kabul. 20 November 2009 Accessed at: http://www.nato.int/isaf/docu/pressreleases/2009/11/pr091120-xxa.html
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