Syrian baby born with shrapnel in head after Aleppo airstrike

SEMA doctors taking a picture with the new born baby girl after removing the shrapnel. (Photo courtesy: Facebook/SEMA)

Doctors in the Syria perform a caesarean section on a pregnant woman, whose unborn child had been injured inside the womb by a missile strike in Aleppo, the Syrian Expatriate Medical Association (SEMA) reported.

A video that has gone viral on the web, shows SEMA doctors pull out a baby girl from the mother’s womb with a piece of shrapnel implanted in above her left eye.



The woman, who is reportedly known locally as Amira, had to undergo the emergency caesarean section at a hospital in Aleppo after suffering injuries from the attack.

After the shrapnel was pulled out the baby is then heard crying in the footage.

According to reports, both the baby and the mother are doing well.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:45 - GMT 06:45