The little lad is completely buried beneath rock and dust as the eight-minute video begins. But a group of men rush to clear it away after apparently hearing the boy's cries.
One of his arms is first to emerge through the rubble and as more rock is moved away his head comes into view.
Minutes later the toddler is dragged completely free and despite appearing to look dazed appears alive and well.
The incredible film, uploaded to YouTube by Syrian activists, was understood to have been taken in a rebel-held district of Alepp 24 hours after air strikes were reported in the city.