10-month-old baby pulled alive from ruins of destroyed apartment
A 10-month-old baby has been pulled from the ruins of a destroyed apartment alive.
The infant was trapped inside the Russia apartment on Monday when a gas explosion caused the structure to collapse.
Named as Ivan Fokine, the baby was trapped inside the apartment for 36 hours suffering sub-zero temperatures before he was rescued yesterday.
The infant has since been reunited with his mother in hospital. She also survived the incident.
Russian emergency services shared a video of the rescue to social media. Ivan can be seen being gently pulled from the ruins of the building before being wrapped in a blanket.
The baby suffered severe frostbite, multiple leg fractures, and a head injury, however Russian officials have called the rescue a "miracle."
The 10-month-old remains in a serious condition and is expected to be transferred to a Moscow hospital for treatment.
Nine people were killed in the gas explosion earlier this week in the industrial city of Magnitogorsk.
Dozens of people are still missing. Six have been rescued alive.