Japanese coastguard ships intercept the Kai Fung No 2 at the Diaoyu Islands in 2012 . Photo: AFP
Japanese coastguard ships intercept the Kai Fung No 2 at the Diaoyu Islands in 2012 . Photo: AFP

Boat used by Hong Kong activists in protest voyage to Diaoyu Islands in 2012 sinks due to ‘lack of maintenance’

  • Activists took the Kai Fung No 2 to disputed islands and planted Chinese flag in 2012
  • They planned to go again two years later, but Hong Kong marine police intercepted vessel

Japanese coastguard ships intercept the Kai Fung No 2 at the Diaoyu Islands in 2012 . Photo: AFP
Japanese coastguard ships intercept the Kai Fung No 2 at the Diaoyu Islands in 2012 . Photo: AFP
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