Built in 2006, the Villaggio mall advertised itself as "the newest and the largest entertainment center in Doha." The Venice-themed complex features gondola rides down an indoor canal, an artificial sky, a 13-screen movie theater, a theme park, a skating rink and a bowling alley.
As Weekes and his wife press for answers, the family is expecting twins in August. But that joy will be tempered.
"It's not like the first time. I mean, the first time we were really quite excited about everything. This time, I guess we don't want to get our hopes up because we have just seen so much taken away so rapidly," the father said. "We almost haven't allowed ourselves to really celebrate and enjoy."
After all, no one can replace the young triplets whose lives were cut far too short.
"I wish that they were here to share with their new brother and sister."