|Success: Syrian medical staff pose with the unnamed baby girl whose life they saved after she was injured by shrapnel while in the womb|
This astonishing footage shows medics in Syria performing an emergency caesarean on a woman whose unborn baby has been injured in a missile strike in Aleppo. The incredible video captures the moment doctors pull the baby girl from the womb with a piece of shrapnel implanted in her tiny brow.
Medics frantically work to revive the lifeless baby, rigorously rubbing her limp body and clearing her airways,until she can take her first breath.
|Wounds: Doctors successfully remove the shrapnel from the newborn's head, which caused a large head wound|
While staff continue to work on her mother, they clean up the injured baby whose dark hair is bloody and matted, wrapping her in a green blanket. The miraculous video was posted on Facebook on Friday with both mother and baby said to be recovering well in hospital. Her three other children, who were also said to be injured in the missile strike, also survived.
|Lifeless: It takes doctors a few minutes of rigorous rubbing and clearing the airways to get the injured newborn to breath on her own|
An estimated 320,000 people have been killed and an estimated 4 million have been forced from their homes amid fighting between Mr Assad's forces, Islamic State terrorists, and other militant and rebel groups. Aleppo is Syria's largest city and is divided between Syrian opposition fighters, the Syrian government and Kurdish forces.
|Survivor: The baby was delivered by an emergency caesarean after she and her mother were injured by a missile strike|
|Injured: Medics frantically battle to save the baby girl who had to be delivered by an emergency caesarean after her mother was injured in a missile strike|