CHAPTER: PERMISSIBILITY OF KILLING WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN THE NIGHT RAIDS, PROVIDED IT IS NOT DELIBERATE
It is reported on the authority of Sa'b b. Jaththama that the Prophet of Allaah (sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam), when asked about the women and children of the polytheists being killed during the night raid, said: They are from them.
It is narrated by Sa'b b. Jaththama that he said (to the Prophet): Messenger of Allaah, we kill the children of the polytheists during the night raids. He said: They are from them.
Sa'b b. Jaththama has narrated that the Prophet (sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam) asked: What about the children of polytheists killed by the cavalry during the night raid? He said: They are from them.