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Chamberlain (Jacobs, Durban)

Explanation
the scene of a limpet mine explosion on 9 January 1986, in which a member of the SAP was fatally wounded and two workers and two policemen were injured. The mine, placed by MK operatives, exploded at an electricity sub-station in Chamberlain after an earlier decoy explosion had lured police and workers to the scene. Two MK operatives were granted amnesty for the incident.

MR DEHAL: And is your concern in regard to the increasing numbers the same as with Mr Baker's sudden appearance in the - sorry, relative to the Chamberlain issue?
MR MALL: Thank you Mr Chairman. I represent three of the victims of the Chamberlain Road explosion. One of my clients has raised a concern this morning and has asked me to put it down on record and to place it on record, when he arrived at the centre, there were a number of very heavily armed ...
2.    The Explosion of the sub-station at Chamberlain Road, Jacobs, Durban, January 1986
... two days before but I knew that there were state of emergencies occurring on and off in Durban, that I know for a fact because I was working at the Chamberlain Road when there was a State of Emergency when four explosions - I was working that night and four explosions went off at a substation, I ...
MR DEHAL: In regard to the second Chamberlain Road incident, which comrade Robert deals with in Exhibit G in paragraph 8, is it correct that there as well in as much as you were charged, you were acquitted, but you had simply driven Robert and others away from that substation for about a kilometre ...
"There were three operations on this night. The others were a mini-limpet mine explosion, the vegetable oil tanker storage facility in Chamberlain Road and the third one was the limpet mine explosion outside Copper Shop, Brickhill Road.
... the extent of the attack and the success rate, in other words how many Military personnel or Security personnel were injured, as in the case of the Chamberlain Road where Col Wellman was killed, or subsequently ...
MR DEHAL: Thank you. Yesterday you were questioned in regard to the Chamberlain Road incident, about the photograph of the person, the injured person, who arrived here, with whom you've reconciled and whose photo features on a newspaper cutting.
... the amnesty of these gentlemen. They are satisfied with the disclosure that has been made by these two gentlemen with regard to the events of the Chamberlain Road blast and they accept the word of Mr McBride and Mr Ismail. In the circumstances, may I take leave of the ...
... and Sibeka. Furthermore attempted sabotage, a shopping centre at Parow by one Petani during 1986; the following instance Mr Chairperson, is the Chamberlain Road substation at Jacobs in approximately November 1985. Because of a second delayed explosion, caused the death of a Colonel of the ...
 
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