Thailand: Thousands Line Path for King’s Trip Home from Hospital


2016.10.14
Bangkok
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Thais line the road to the Royal Palace in Bangkok as they wait for a van carrying the remains of King Bhumibol Adulyadej to pass by, Oct. 14, 2016. (AFP)

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Hundreds watch silently as the van carrying the monarch’s remains drives by, Oct. 14, 2016. (AFP)

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A woman cries while walking back from waiting for the king’s body to pass by on its way to the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Oct. 14, 2016. (Somchai Kwankijswet /BenarNews)

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The Thai Royal Guard stands at attention outside the Grand Palace, Oct. 14, 2016. (AFP)

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Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha arrives at the Grand Palace to pay his respects to the king, Oct. 14, 2016. (AFP)

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe signs a condolence book for King Bhumibol at the Thai Embassy in Tokyo, Oct. 14, 2016. (AFP)

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A woman pays her respects to a portrait of the king placed behind a white lotus at the front of a store near the palace, Oct. 14, 2016. (Nontarat Phaicharoen/BenarNews)

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Worshipers at the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya, India, light candles for Thai King Bhumibol, Oct. 14, 2016. (AFP)

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A Thai woman who lives in Malaysia offers prayers for King Bhumibol at a temple in Kuala Lumpur, Oct. 14, 2016. (AFP)

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Children light candles for the king in Narathiwat province, in southern Thailand, Oct. 14, 2016. (Rapee Mama/BenarNews)

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The flag flies at half-staff at the Grand Palace as Thais wait to pay their respects to King Bhumibol, Oct. 14, 2016. (AFP)

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