Kindly provide the reference and authenticity for the following hadith:
A sign of qiyamah is that mountains behind the Ka’bah Sharif will be erased
Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Amr (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) is reported to have said: “……When you see tunnels/canals being dug in Makkah Mukarramah and the buildings (of Makkah Mukarramah) higher than the peak of the mountains then know that Qiyamah is close.”
(Musannaf ibn Abi Shaybah, hadith: 14306)
Al Muhaddith Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (May ‘Allah protect him) has classified the above hadith as sound (hasan) in his footnotes on Musannaf ibn Abi Shaybah, hadith: 14306.
Note: The narration in question is the recorded as the statement of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Amr (radiyallahu ‘anhuma ) and should be quoted as such.
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
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