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Submitted by Alain Jean-Mairet (Switzerland), Oct 17, 2013 at 23:32

http://www.usc.edu/org/cmje/religious-texts/hadith/bukhari/052-sbt.php

Volume 4, Book 52, Number 256:
Narrated As-Sab bin Jaththama:
The Prophet passed by me at a place called Al-Abwa or Waddan, and was asked whether it was permissible to attack the pagan warriors at night with the probability of exposing their women and children to danger. The Prophet replied, « They (i.e. women and children) are from them (i.e. pagans). » I also heard the Prophet saying, « The institution of Hima is invalid except for Allah and His Apostle. »

http://www.usc.edu/org/cmje/religious-texts/hadith/muslim/019-smt.php

Book 019, Number 4321:
It is reported on the authority of Sa'b b. Jaththama that the Prophet of Allah (may peace be upon him), when asked about the women and children of the polytheists being killed during the night raid, said: They are from them.

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