Gunmen opened fire from a minibus on mourners at the funeral for Sam Ntuli, General Secretary of the Civic Association of the Southern Transvaal, on 7 October 1991, at Natalspruit, Vosloorus, Tvl. Twenty people were killed and 26 injured in intense political conflict before and after the funeral. The ANC also claimed that at least four of the 20 mourners killed after Mr Ntuli's funeral had been shot dead by the police. The Khumalo gang was linked to both the assassination of Ntuli and to the attack on mourners at his funeral.
In the months before Sam Ntuli’s assassination the violence in Tokoza had died down. On the day of his funeral all hell broke loose again. // Because those people from … immediately when we passed the hostel they said when you come back we are going to kill all of you. We are going to kill all ...