Prince Charles's 'heartbreak for Syrian refugees' on Jordan visit

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall visit the ancient Roman ruins of Jaresh in Jordan. Credit: Chris Jackson/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall came face to face with the huge human cost of the conflict in Syria today when they visited a refugee camp in Jordan.

The royal couple saw first hand the situation that faces the hundreds of thousands of people fleeing the war-torn country as the conflict enters its third year.

See more images of the Royals' visit to Jordan.

ITV News Royal Editor Tim Ewart reports:

Charles described the plight of Syrian refugees as "heartbreaking" as he toured the King Abdullah Park camp near the Syrian border, which is home to just under 1,000 people who have fled their homes.

The camp, run by the United Nations, Unicef and Save the Children, is currently home to 921 refugees, of whom 529 are aged under 18.

The full interview with the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall:

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