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Afghanistan turmoil

Afghan central bank chief flees Kabul as he blames chaos on Ghani

Acting Gov. Ahmady 'disgusted by the lack of any planning by Afghan leadership'

Kabul's airport on Aug. 16. Ahmady said he boarded a military aircraft amid chaos on the tarmac after a commercial flight he booked was swamped with passengers. (Photo by Maxar Technologies via Reuters)

SINGAPORE (Reuters) -- The head of Afghanistan's central bank has fled Kabul, questioned the loyalty of Afghan security forces and blamed President Ashraf Ghani and his inexperienced advisers for the country's swift and chaotic fall to the Taliban.

In a Twitter thread on Monday detailing how he worked at the bank until militants were at the gates of the city, Acting Gov. Ajmal Ahmady also said that U.S. dollar supplies were dwindling and described escaping the capital on a military flight.

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