27/11/2013 07:07 GMT

Syrian Children Narrowly Escape Being Hit By Explosive Shell In Shocking Video

The danger children in Syria face every day is laid bare in this video as a group of children narrowly avoid being hit by a shell.

The group are being interviewed by a local activist when a large explosion forces them to dive for cover.

None of the children were harmed and - remarkably - are filmed smiling and laughing about the event later.

A report by the the Oxford Research Group released last week found that 11,000 children had died in Syria's ongoing and brutal civil war.

Of these 700 were summarily executed, and 112 tortured, including some infants,

For more on the report click here.