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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 member of the SAP who was shot and seriously wounded by APLA members at a roadblock in Botshabelo, near Bloemfontein, during July 1993. See APLA attacks. Two APLA members were granted amnesty (AC/2000/033). See APLA attacks.
A civilian travelling as a passenger in a taxi who was injured when APLA members and the police exchanged fire during APLA attacks on white civilians and police members at Ficksburg, Orange Free State (OFS) on 10 December 1992. Three perpetrators were granted amnesty (AC/1999/0182). See APLA ...
Was shot and killed in an armed robbery by APLA members at his shop in Randfontein, Transvaal, on 16 April 1994. In 1990, Mr Jardim had been shot and wounded, and his brother killed, in another APLA attack. Two APLA members were granted amnesty (AC/1998/0119 and AC/1998/0104). See APLA attacks.
... part of an APLA campaign to instil fear in members of the police force. Two APLA members were granted amnesty for this attack (AC/1997/0064). See APLA attacks. ...
Was detained by members of the Bloemfontein Security Branch and tortured on four different occasions in 1992. The police suspected that Mr Jikile had been involved in the APLA farm attacks. A former APLA member, turned askari, was granted amnesty for the torture (AC/2001/038). See APLA attacks.
He survived an armed attack by APLA operatives on the Steaks restaurant in Claremont, Cape Town, on 26 December 1992. Five people were injured in the attack. One APLA member was granted amnesty (AC/1998/0103). See APLA attacks.
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
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 attacks. ...
A private security guard who was shot and killed during a cash-in-transit robbery by APLA operatives at Cleveland, Johannesburg, on 20 September 1991. Three APLA members were granted amnesty (AC/1999/0244). See APLA attacks.
Was shot and wounded 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.
... when police arrived at the scene of an APLA attack on a bus conveying white passengers. Two perpetrators were granted amnesty (AC/2001/271). See APLA ...
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. One APLA member was granted amnesty (AC/1998/0103). See APLA attacks.
Was shot and wounded 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.
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. One APLA member was granted amnesty (AC/1998/0103). See APLA attacks.
He suffered damage to his property in Fouriesburg, Orange Free State (OFS), on 14 August 1993, when his farmhouse was attacked with petrol bombs by APLA operatives. One APLA member was granted amnesty (AC/2001/102). 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. ...
... 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. ...
... 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 ...
... 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. ...
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