Thai king in 'unstable' condition after blood purification treatment


The ailing King Bhumibol Adulyadej has undergone haemodialysis, the palace said, sending the local stock market plunging

Thailand’s 88-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest reigning monarch, is in an unstable condition after receiving haemodialysis treatment, a palace statement has said.

News about the king’s health is closely monitored in Thailand, where King Bhumibol is widely revered, and the wording of palace statements on his health is intensely scrutinised.

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