I read in a book about the big sins (الكبائر) at one of the (local) masajids. In the book it said that one should destroy the homosexuals by standing at a high place and throwing rocks on them, for that is how Loot's (لوط) peace be upon him people were destroyed. What I would like to know is, is there any Hadith mentioning this? if so what is the authenticity?
The only punishments for liwaT that I have come across are stoning to death, lashes (for non-penetrative or ghayr-muHsan), striking of the neck by the sword, being burnt alive and being thrown off a mountain with hands and feet tied. I have found no mention of stoning from a high place, or a specific manner of doing so. These are the references (Shi`i aHadith):
The Hadith about being struck and then being burnt in the fire is SaHiH as per al-Majlisi's grading for the book, al-Kafi.