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What does WP stand for?

WP stands for White Phosphorous (aka Willie Pete)

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These include the "direct" and "intentional" shelling of Al-Quds Hospital with white phosphorous shells and the "intense artillery attacks", including the use of white phosphorous shells, on Al-Wafa Hospital and a flechette bomb attack on a crowd of family and neighbours in a tent set up to receive condolences.
The IDF (Israel Defense Forces) chief of general staff ordered the establishment of a clear doctrine and orders on the issue of various munitions which contain white phosphorous," said the 37-page report, posted on the Israeli foreign ministry's website.
In his report, Ban highlighted Israel's assertion that two of its senior officers -- a brigadier general and a colonel -- were disciplined for the firing of white phosphorous shells toward a U.
But the Israeli military spokesman's office said the army had reprimanded Brigadier General Eyal Eisenberg and Brigade Commander Ilan Malka for using artillery in built-up areas - and not for using white phosphorous weapons.
Rabat In a communiquE[umlaut] issued today, ISESCO pointed out that the UN report which confirms the shelling of the UNRWA facilities with high explosive and white phosphorous munitions, the direct and intentional attack on the Al Quds Hospital in Gaza City with white phosphorous shells and the attack on Al Wafa hospital, constitutes an international document of paramount importance and represents a strong condemnation of Israel.