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For Afghans abroad sending money home is harder than ever

Disruptions in Afghanistan’s money-moving apparatus constrain key source of income for ordinary Afghans.

Mustafa Barakzai thinks about his mother and siblings in Afghanistan at each meal.

Without the money he sends his family via Western Union Co. monthly, he said, they are running out of food. “How can I eat food when I have nine people back home who do not have?” said Mr. Barakzai, who lives in London.

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