Unintentionally Breaking The Fast Before The Time Of Iftaar

Question

When I was in my youth  I was once sitting with a group of friends just before iftaar time in Ramadhaan. One of my friends jokingly said that it was time to break the fast. However, it was still 2 minutes or so before azaan time. I broke my fast upon his statement thinking that he was speaking the truth and that iftaar was already in. Did my fast break and should I do kaffarah?

Answer

Qadaah is required but not Kaffarah.

Checked and Approved By:

Mufti Muhammed Saeed Motara Saheb D.B.

References

أو أفطر بظن الغروب والشمس باقية – باب ما يفسد الصوم من غير كفارة
تمرة النجاح ص٢١٢ ج٢

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