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APLA attacks

Explanation
During the early 1990s, the PAC proclaimed a military strategy of a 'protracted people's war', which involved the infiltration of APLA guerrillas into the country to conduct rural guerrilla warfare. The initial targets of such attacks were members of the security forces and white farmers who were perceived to be the frontline of defence for the former apartheid government. A 'repossession unit' was also set up, in which APLA cells conducted armed robberies on the instructions of the APLA High Command to raise funds andor obtain weapons and vehicles to enable APLA to carry out its military strategy. Civilians were killed or injured in many of these robberies. In 1993, attacks on civilians increased sharply with a series of high-profile attacks by APLA cadres on public places, including restaurants, hotels and bars, in urban areas. These were usually, but not always, places frequented by white civilians. The PAC/APLA claimed that the attacks were not racist in character, but directed against the apartheid government as all whites, according to the PAC, were complicit in the policy of apartheid. The 1993 attack on the St James' Church, Kenilworth, Cape Town, produced the highest number of casualties, with 11 people dead and 58 injured.

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He suffered damage to his property at Fouriesburg, Orange Free State (OFS), on 14 August 1993, when it was attacked with petrol bombs and burnt down by APLA operatives. See APLA attacks. One APLA member was granted amnesty (AC/2001/102).
A civilian who was traumatised when the vehicle in which she was a passenger was hijacked at gunpoint by APLA operatives in Herschel, near Lady Grey, OFS, on 19 November 1992. See APLA attacks. Two APLA members were granted amnesty (AC/2001/134).
... in order to use it in an attack on the Lady Grey police station, Orange Free State (OFS). One APLA member was granted amnesty (AC/1998/0057). See APLA attacks. ...
... being conveyed by APLA operatives to an intended target. When it accidentally exploded, 12 people were killed, including one of the operatives. See APLA attacks. One APLA member and two PASO members were granted amnesty ...
... fire on the congregation of St James` Church, Kenilworth, Cape Town, on 25 July 1993. Eleven people were killed and 58 wounded in the attack. See APLA attacks. Three of four APLA members were granted amnesty for the attack. The fourth had his application struck off the roll for failing to ...
A member of the SAP who was shot and killed when the vehicle he was driving was attacked by two APLA members in Guguletu, Cape Town, on 12 January 1993. One APLA member was granted amnesty (AC/1998/0103). See APLA attacks.
Was shot and injured by members of an APLA `repossession unit` who were fleeing from the scene of an armed robbery in Randfontein, Tvl, on 16 April 1994. See APLA attacks. Two APLA operatives were granted amnesty for this shooting (AC/2001/102 and AC/1998/119).
... being conveyed by APLA operatives to an intended target. When it accidentally exploded, 12 people were killed, including one of the operatives. See APLA attacks. One APLA member and two PASO members were granted amnesty ...
A private security guard who was injured by four APLA operatives during an attack on police members at the Khayelitsha train station, Cape Town, in 1992. Four other private security guards were injured in the attack. See APLA attacks. Two APLA members were granted amnesty (AC/1998/0103).
A member of the SAP who was shot and injured when the vehicle he was driving was attacked by two APLA members in Guguletu, Cape Town, on 12 January 1993. See APLA attacks. One APLA member was granted amnesty (AC/1998/0103).
... fire on the congregation of St James` Church, Kenilworth, Cape Town, on 25 July 1993. Eleven people were killed and 58 wounded in the attack. See APLA attacks. Three of four APLA members were granted amnesty for the attack. The fourth had his application struck off the roll for failing to ...
Was killed when APLA operatives attacked members and guests at the King William`s Town Golf Club, Cape, on 28 November 1992. Four people were killed and 17 injured in the attack. See APLA attacks. Four APLA members were granted amnesty (AC/2001/182).
A civilian who was injured when APLA operatives attacked members and guests at the King William`s Town Golf Club, Cape, on 28 November 1992. Four people were killed and 17 injured in the attack. See APLA attacks. Four APLA members were granted amnesty (AC/2001/182).
A private security guard who was shot and injured by four APLA operatives in an attack on police at the Khayelitsha train station, Cape Town, towards the end of 1992. See APLA attacks. Two APLA members were granted amnesty (AC/1998/0103).
... fire on the congregation of St James` Church, Kenilworth, Cape Town, on 25 July 1993. Eleven people were killed and 58 wounded in the attack. See APLA attacks. Three of four APLA members were granted amnesty for the attack. The fourth had his application struck off the roll for failing to ...
... 1993. Four people were killed and seven were injured during the course of the attack. Three perpetrators were granted amnesty (AC/1998/0026). See APLA ...
Combrink, a passenger on a Translux bus, was injured when APLA operatives fired at the bus at the Gamka River Bridge, Beaufort West, Cape, on 27 August 1993. Eight people were injured in the attack. One perpetrator was granted amnesty (AC/2000/167). See APLA attacks.
Was shot dead shortly after being arrested on 17 September 1993 when the Ciskei Police van he was locked in was ambushed by APLA members in Mdantsane, Ciskei. All the occupants of the police van were killed. See APLA attacks.
A civilian who was shot and killed when APLA operatives attacked the Heidelberg Tavern in Observatory, Cape Town, 30 December 1993. Four people were killed and seven were injured during the course of the attack. Three perpetrators were granted amnesty (AC/1998/0026). See APLA attacks.
... Cape, and opened fire on staff and patrons. One person was shot dead in the attack. Three perpetrators were granted amnesty (AC/2000/225). See APLA ...
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