1. ITV Report

Footage appears to show moment boy is rescued from rubble after Syria airstrike

Amateur footage appears to show the moment a young child is pulled from the rubble of a building hit by airstrikes in Syria.

The young boy has rubble in his eyes as he is lifted from the wreckage.

The video is said to show Civil Defence Works rescuing the boy in Bab Al Nairab, as aerial bombardments in the neighbourhood continued early this week.

ITV News was not able to independently verify the footage, which was obtained from social media.

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The child is seen with grazes to his head and face and cries loudly as he is pulled from the wreckage.

Voices nearby can be heard shouting "allahu Akbar" in the background, an Islamic phrase praising the greatness of God.

The child is carried away after being pulled from the rubble.

After the rescue, the child is carried away from the scene and is later seen on a medical trolley.

Islamic State fighters have been fighting President Bashar al-Assad's regime and tribal militia in an attempt to gain key ground in the country.