Water Gun Fight of the Year
Linkedin

Water Gun Fight of the Year

Ōsaka : Japan | Sep 25, 2012 at 9:05 AM PDT
XX XX
Views: Pending
 

Japan is not playing around. In the ongoing debate over the disputed islands in the East China Sea which are being claimed by both China and Japan, Japan is clearly showing that the land belongs to them.

In a public show of their authority over the islands, known as either the Senkaku Islands or the Diaoyu Islands, Japan's coast attempted to ward off a fleet of Taiwanese fishermen earlier this week. After the verbal warning was disregarded, Japan went childish on the ships.

One of the Japanese courtguard vessels shot a water cannon at the ships. Even though the water missed the ships due to the wind, it turned out to be the water gun fight of the year. This conflict is so stupid; why don't Japan and China split the islands in half?

Source: RT

1 of 1
The Japanese courtguard shoots a water cannon at a group of Taiwanese ships in the area of the disputed islands in the East China Sea which are claimed by Japan and China.
Adrian Holman is based in Joliet, Illinois, United States of America, and is an Anchor for Allvoices.
Report Credibility
 
  • Clear
  • Share:
  • Share
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
 
 
 
Advertisement
 

News Stories

 
  • Taiwan angles for the big fish

      Asia Times
    More than 50 Taiwanese fishing boats escorted by 12 coastal patrol ships entered disputed waters in the East China Sea on Tuesday, triggering a brief exchange of water-cannon shots with Japan Coast Guard ships...China, Taiwan and Japan all claim...
  • Japan drives off Taiwanese boats

      Daily News & Analysis
    Forty Taiwanese fishing vessels which sailed into Japanese waters early on Tuesday around the group of disputed islands have left, Japan's coast guard said later in the day. The vessels set off for the disputed Senkaku Islands (Diaoyu in Chinese),...
  • Japanese and Taiwanese coastguards blast each other with spray in row over ...

      Mail Online UK
    In a bid to repel the approaching flotilla, they opened fire with their powerful water arsenal. But the Taiwanese boats fired back with their own spray guns sparking a ferocious water fight. Super soakers at dawn: The Japanese coastguard (top)...
  • Taiwan eyes marine park in East China Sea

      Channel NewsAsia
    Taiwan will push ahead with plans to set up a national marine park near disputed islands in the East China Sea also claimed by Japan and China, a top official said Wednesday. Interior Minister Lee Hong-yuan made the remarks in parliament, one day...
  • Prosecutors receive first case of a Japanese Senkaku landing

      Japan Times
    In a rare move, the Okinawa Prefectural Police on Friday handed two Japanese who allegedly landed on the disputed Senkaku Islands last week over to prosecutors on suspicion of violating the minor offense act. The 45-year-old Tokyo businessman and 60-...
  • Japan PM: No compromise with China on island claim

      Arizona Daily Sun
    The Associated Press The Associated Press 1 hour ago    Associated Press Japan's prime minister said Wednesday his nation is not willing to compromise in its territorial dispute with China over remote islands that have spawned violent anti-Japan...

More From Allvoices

Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report



Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.