September 11 Command (Chile)

Country: Chile
Details of Formation: The group was first mentioned by news sources on Sept. 13, 1986, when it claimed responsibility for the killing of four persons on Sept. 7, 1986.
Details of Termination: After Pinochet left power, the September 11 Commandos can no longer be classified as pro-government. However, they continued to exist. When former President Allende was reburied in September 1990, the September 11 Commandos staged several bomb attacks on monuments, a shopping centre and a car showroom.
Purpose: It worked as front for the repressive CNI agency.
Organisation: The September 11 Commando was under the command of police officer America Correa. It was a front for the repressive CNI agency.
Weapons and Training: The September 11 Commando used machine guns.
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Treatment of Civilians: The September 11 Commandos killed four civilians, including a journalist. They called their victims “communists” and said these were retaliation attacks for the failed assassination attempt against Pinochet, carried out by the Manuel Rodriguez Patriotic Front. The death squad has gone unpunished for the killings.
Other Information: The group’s name refers to the date of the 1973 coup that brought Pinochet to power.
References: Information was taken from news sources listed in the PGMD