Moscow: A 10-month-old baby boy was on Tuesday pulled out by rescuers from the rubble of a collapsed building that took nine lives and leaving many others injured.Also Read - Russia, Ukraine Call for Unconditional Ceasefire After 8-hour Normandy Talks

The presence of the baby was known after people heard cries from the debris. According to a TASS report, the child survived temperatures that fell overnight to around minus 27 degrees Celsius. The baby had apparently remained trapped for around 35 hours. However, when he was rescued, the baby was greeted with joy and numb eyes. Also Read - US Orders 8,500 Troops on Heightened Alert Amid Russia Worry

“The rescuers heard crying. The baby was saved by being in a cradle and warmly wrapped up,” news agency AFP reported. Also Read - US Advises Citizens Against Travel To Russia, Orders Diplomats' Families To Leave Ukraine as War Fears Mount

The child, though alive, was in a critical situation with serious frostbite of his limbs, a head injury and multiple leg fractures and was rushed to Moscow for the treatment, a health ministry statement said.

Fortunately, the mother of the baby also survived the blast.

A video of rescuers pulling the child from a chink between concrete panels and running with him wrapped in a blanket to an ambulance was posted online, AFP reported.

It must be noted that nine people died and several others were injured after a gas explosion rocked an apartment building in the Russian city of Magnitogorsk on Monday. The explosion occurred at around 1.00 AM. A part of the 10-storey apartment building collapsed in the blast, said the Emergencies Ministry in a statement.

Ten people were rescued from the debris and 16 people were evacuated from the building, the Ministry was cited as saying by Xinhua news agency.

As per reports, more than 30 residents of the building were still unaccounted for.