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TRAGIC TRIPLETS OF MALL INFERNO.

LOOKING like little angels in this family photo, these are the tragic triplets who died in a blaze at a mall in Qatar.

The names of the two-yearolds were revealed yesterday as Lillie, Jackson and Willsher Weekes.

They were among the 19 people - including 13 children - who were killed when flames tore through a nursery at the shopping centre in the capital Doha on Monday.

The triplets' parents, Martin and Jane Weekes, had moved to Qatar from New Zealand five years ago because of work.

The children's heartbroken gran Jo Turner said: "It's absolutely devastating. They were everything to Jane. She was a great mum, she was a hands-on mum.

mum."She told us th t ey died in a ca c re centre'."

"She told us, 'Our babies, they died in a fire at the day care centre'."

Qatari officials say the blaze started in the nursery at the Villaggio Mall and firefighters had to break through the roof to get to the trapped kids after a staircase to the first-floor centre collapsed.

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