WATCH: White Helmets volunteer cries after rescuing baby in Syria

Harrowing pictures of a one-month-old baby said to have been pulled alive from the rubble of a collapsed building in Idlib, northern Syria, was uploaded online on Friday.

A member of Syrian Civil Defence team, popularly called the White Helmets, can be seen weeping as he holds the baby in his arms, while a paramedic treats the infant’s head injuries.

The footage appears to have been shot inside an ambulance traveling to a hospital.

The Syrian Civil Defence member said it had taken two hours to retrieve the baby from the rubble of a four-storey building.

The paramedic said the building had been hit by an airstrike carried out by Syrian government forces.

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights at least 11 civilians, including seven children, died during attacks on Idlib and nearby provinces on Thursday.


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