Taliban seize millions from former Afghan government officials

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One of the military commanders of the Talibans Mullah Sanaullah Sangin Fatih, looks on as he speaks during an interview on September 15, 2021.

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Afghanistan's central bank said Wednesday that the Taliban had seized more than $12 million in cash and gold from the homes of former government officials, as a financial crunch threatens the Islamists' rule one month after they took back power.

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