8 Feb 2023

Rescuers save life of baby born under the rubble in Syria

International Editor

Our reporters have not been able to get into northern Syria where there has also been huge destruction and loss of life.

Twelve years of war there have meant that volunteers are very adept at finding survivors in collapsed buildings.

In rebel-held territory in Aleppo province, rescuers have managed to save the life of a baby born beneath the rubble even though both her parents and siblings were killed.