Thai people pray outside Siriraj Hospital, where King Bhumibol Abdulyadej is under treatment (Photo: EPA/VNA)

Bangkok (VNA) – Key members of Thailand’s royal family were present at Siriraj Hospital, where King Bhumibol Abdulyadej is under treatment, on October 12 amid news on the monarch’s unstable health condition.

More and more people have also flocked to the Bangkok-based hospital to pray for the king, according to local media.

The same day, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha cancelled trips to the eastern provinces of Chonburi and Rayong to return to Bangkok. The reason for the return was not revealed, but it may be related to the King’s health, media reported.

On October 10, Royal Palace officials said the health of King Bhumibol Abdulyadej, one of the world’s longest-reigning monarchs, was in an unstable condition.-VNA