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A-Team (Chesterville, Durban)

Explanation
The Chesterville A-Team, a state-sponsored vigilante group composed of Inkatha supporters, was set up by the Security Branch in 1985 in Chesterville, Durban, to counter the activities of the UDF, COSAS and other civic organisations in the area. Political tensions between UDF supporters and members of the Chesterville A-Team frequently resulted in attacks against UDF and ANC supporters.

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Was shot dead by named members of the Chesterville A-Team during political conflict in Chesterville, Durban, on 30 December 1986. See A-Team (Chesterville, Durban).
Was stabbed and severely injured by members of the Chesterville A-Team in Chesterville, Durban, on 9 October 1989. Mr Ndawo was returning home from a tavern with friends when they were attacked. Two people were killed in this incident; another was severely injured.
An ANC supporter who was shot dead by members of the SAP, assisted by members of the Chesterville A-Team, in Chesterville, Durban, on 20 June 1986. He and other youths were allegedly in hiding while preparing to go into exile, when their location was revealed to the SAP.
A UDF supporter who was stabbed to death in Chesterville, Durban, by members of the Chesterville A-team in December 1985, during conflict over rent increases and the incorporation of the township into KwaZulu.
A UDF supporter and COSAS member who was stabbed and severely injured by members of the Chesterville A-Team on 14 December 1985.
A UDF supporter who was shot in the head and burnt to death by members of the Chesterville A-Team in Chesterville, Durban, on 25 May 1986.
Was assaulted by named members of the A-Team during political conflict in Themba Section, Thabong, Welkom, OFS, on 26 March 1985.
An MK operative who was killed with four other operatives by a joint Venda and South African security force team on 25 March 1988 at Mutale River in Venda.
An MK operative who was killed with four other operatives by a joint Venda and South African security force team on 25 March 1988 at Mutale River in Venda.
An MK operative who was killed with four other operatives by a joint Venda and South African security force team on 25 March 1988 at Mutale River in Venda.
A UDF supporter who suffered serious and permanent head injury at the hands of members of the A-Team, who attacked mourners at a night vigil in Thabong, Welkom, OFS, on 9 May 1985. A member of the A-Team was killed in the ensuing conflict. See A-Team. (OFS)
A UDF supporter who was shot in the arm and severely assaulted with a sjambok by members of the A-Team in Thabong, Welkom, OFS, on 26 March 1985.
A UDF supporter who was stabbed to death by members of the SAP at Chesterville, Durban, on 5 May 1988. He was accused of being a spy for the Chesterville A-Team.
Was shot and injured by members of the SAP in Kimberley, Cape, on 27 January 1990, while participating in a protest march against a visiting overseas cricket team who were breaking the international sports boycott against South Africa. She was then arrested for public violence and sentenced to 18 ...
A UDF supporter who was killed by members of the A-Team in Welkom, OFS, in May 1985.
An MK operative known an Thomas Masuku who was shot dead in an ambush at Alldays, Tvl, near the Botswana border, on 10 July 1986 by a joint team comprising SADF Special Forces and Far Northern Transvaal Security Branch members. Fourteen Security Branch operatives, including the divisional ...
An MK operative who was shot dead in an ambush at Alldays, Tvl, near the Botswana border, on 10 July 1986 by a joint team comprising SADF Special Forces and Far Northern Transvaal Security Branch members. Fourteen Security Branch operatives, including the divisional commander, applied for amnesty. ...
An ANC supporter who was shot dead by members of the A-Team in Thabong, Welkom, OFS, on 24 February 1985.
An ANC member who was abducted from Lesotho by Orange Free State Security Branch and Vlakplaas operatives between March and August 1986. The fate of Mr Mokgethla is unknown. A member of SADF Military Intelligence, who had accompanied the abduction team, was granted amnesty (AC/2001/257).
An ANC supporter who was severely assaulted by members of the A-Team in Thabong, Welkom, OFS, on 1 April 1990. Mr Nqoi was returning home from an ANC meeting when he was attacked. As a result, he is mentally disturbed and suffers from epilepsy.
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