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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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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 SADF who was shot and wounded when APLA members ambushed a military vehicle, firing on it with automatic weapons, in Alexandra, Johannesburg, on 16 December 1986. See APLA attacks. Two APLA members were granted amnesty (AC/2000/0133).
... 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 (AC/1998/0076). ...
A civilian who was injured when APLA operatives opened fire in the Steaks restaurant in Claremont, Cape Town, on 26 December 1992. Five people were injured in the attack. See APLA attacks. One APLA member was granted amnesty (AC/1998/0103).
A civilian who was shot at by APLA operatives in Katlehong, Tvl, on 21 January 1993, allegedly because of the assistance he had given to the SAP in an investigation. See APLA attacks. One APLA member was granted amnesty (AC/1998/0051).
... 1994. One person was shot dead and several others were injured in the attack. Three APLA operatives were granted amnesty (AC/1998/0016). See APLA attacks. ...
He died when he was shot by APLA operatives in Korsten, Port Elizabeth, on 4 October 1991. Mr Van Niekerk was delivering the payroll to a company when he was robbed of the money and killed. One APLA member was granted amnesty (AC/2000/114). See APLA attacks.
A farmer who was attacked and seriously injured by two APLA members on his farm near Masselspoort, Orange Free State (OFS), on 10 February 1991. Two APLA members were granted amnesty (AC/2001/140). See APLA attacks.
A civilian who was attacked and seriously injured by two APLA members on her farm near Masselspoort, Orange Free State (OFS), on 10 February 1991. Two APLA members were granted amnesty (AC/2001/140). See APLA attacks.
... granted amnesty for the attack. The fourth had his application struck off the roll for failing to attend the amnesty hearing (AC/1998/0018). See APLA attacks. ...
Was shot and killed by APLA members in an armed attack on the Sentra Hyperserve supermarket at Wesselsbron, Orange Free State (OFS), on 3 July 1993. Five people were killed and four were wounded in the attack. Six APLA members were granted amnesty (AC/2000/250). See APLA attacks.
She suffered damage to her property, Riverside Lodge, in Ladybrand, Orange Free State (OFS), on 16 September 1993 when it was attacked with petrol bombs by APLA operatives. One APLA member was granted amnesty (AC/2001/102). See APLA attacks.
... ambush by the operatives, between Herschel and Lady Grey, OFS, on 19 November 1992. Three people were killed and five injured in the ambush. See APLA attacks. Two APLA members were granted amnesty (AC/2001/134). ...
... at the Crazy Beat Disco in Newcastle, Natal, on 14 February 1994. One person was shot dead and several others were injured in the attack. See APLA attacks. Three APLA operatives were granted amnesty (AC/1998/0016). ...
A member of the SAP who was shot at by APLA members in Katlehong, Transvaal, on 21 January 1993. One APLA member was granted amnesty (AC/1998/0051). See APLA attacks.
... exploded, twelve people were killed, including one of the operatives. One APLA member and two PASO members were granted amnesty (AC/1998/0076). See APLA ...
A member of the SAP who was shot and killed in an attack by three APLA members near the Crossroads police station, Cape Town, on 8 September 1992. A Spoornet employee was also killed in the attack. One APLA member was granted amnesty (AC/1998/0103). See APLA attacks.
A member of the SAP who survived an attempt on his life in a shoot-out with APLA operatives at Diepkloof, Transvaal, on 30 May 1993. One APLA member was granted amnnesty (AC/1998/0050). See APLA attacks.
A civilian who was killed when APLA operatives attacked members and guests at the King William’s Town Golf Club, Eastern Cape, on 28 November 1992. Four people were killed and seventeen injured in the attack. Four APLA members were granted amnesty (AC/2001/182). See APLA attacks.
... granted amnesty for the attack. The fourth had his application struck off the roll for failing to attend the amnesty hearing (AC/1998/0018). See APLA ...
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