Sayyiduna Hamzah’s mutilation

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I have been told that the incident of Hinda mutilating the body of Hadrat Hamzah is a Shia fabrication. Can you kindly shed light on this please



This incident is documented in several books of the Ahlus sunnah as well.

See here for details.


It is possible that the Shi’ah version is more exaggerate, as is the habit of the people of bid’ah.

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar


Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

This answer was collected from The answers were either answered or checked by Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) who was a Shaykhul Hadith in South Africa, or by his son, Moulana Muhammad Abasoomer (hafizahullah), who is a Hadith specialist. 

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