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DATE=5/27/99 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT NUMBER=2-249862 TITLE=PAKISTAN/INDIA/KASHMIR (S) BYLINE=AYAZ GUL DATELINE=ISLAMABAD CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: PAKISTAN SAYS IT HAS SHOT DOWN TWO INDIAN FIGHTER PLANES THAT CROSSED INTO PAKISTANI TERRITORY ALONG THE DISPUTED BORDER IN KASHMIR. AYAZ GUL REPORTS FROM ISLAMABAD. TEXT: A PAKISTAN MILITARY SPOKESMAN SAYS THE INDIAN JETS WERE FLYING SIX TO SEVEN-KILOMETERS INSIDE PAKISTANI KASHMIR. THE SPOKESMAN SAYS PAKISTAN FIRED ANTI-AIRCRAFT WEAPONS AT THE RUSSIAN-MADE MIG FIGHTER PLANES. // SPOKESMAN (RASHID QURESHI) ACT // THE INDIANS INTRUDED INTO PAKISTANI AIRSPACE AGAIN. THERE WERE TWO AIRCRAFT (A MIG-27 AND A MIG-21) BOTH OF THEM HAVE BEEN SHOT DOWN. // END ACT // THE MILITARY SPOKESMAN SAYS ONE INDIAN PILOT DIED IN THE ATTACK AND THE OTHER HAS BEEN CAPTURED BY PAKISTANI SOLDIERS. THE DOWNING OF THE INDIAN PLANES IS SEEN AS A MAJOR MILITARY ESCALATION IN THE DISPUTED TERRITORY OF KASHMIR. EXCHANGES OF ARTILLERY FIRE BETWEEN INDIAN AND PAKISTANI TROOPS HAVE INTENSIFIED IN THE PAST FEW DAYS. WEDNESDAY, INDIA LAUNCHED AIRSTRIKES IN ITS PART OF KASHMIR TO DISLODGE WHAT IT CALLS INFILTRATORS. THE SAME DAY, PAKISTAN SAID INDIAN JETS BOMBED PAKISTANI TERRITORY AND WARNED OF RETALIATION. (SIGNED) NEB/AG/RAE 27-May-99 7:31 AM EDT (1131 UTC) NNNN Source: Voice of America .