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DATE=5/29/99 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT NUMBER=2-249973 (CQ) TITLE=PAK / KASHMIR (L) BYLINE=SCOTT ANGER DATELINE=ISLAMABAD CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: PAKISTAN SAYS ITS FOREIGN MINISTER WILL VISIT INDIA NEXT WEEK FOR TALKS AIMED AT DIFFUSING TENSIONS OVER KASHMIR, WHICH HAVE SHARPLY RISEN SINCE THE DOWNING OF TWO INDIAN FIGHTER PLANES BY PAKISTANI TROOPS IN THE PAST WEEK. AS CORRESPONDENT SCOTT ANGER REPORTS, INDIA SAYS THE BODY OF THE DEAD PILOT SHOWS SIGNS HE MIGHT HAVE NOT BEEN KILLED IN THE CRASH. TEXT: INDIAN OFFICIALS SAY THE PRELIMINARY INSPECTION OF THE DEAD PILOT SHOWS BULLET WOUNDS -- INDICATING HE MAY HAVE BEEN SHOT DEAD AFTER EJECTING FROM HIS FIGHTER PLANE OVER PAKISTANI TERRITORY THURSDAY. ON FRIDAY, PAKISTAN'S MILITARY LED A GROUP OF JOURNALISTS TO THE WRECKAGE OF A MIG FIGHTER PLANE THEY SAY HAD BEEN FLOWN BY FLIGHT LIEUTENANT AJAY AHUJA -- WHOSE BODY REMAINED MISSING UNTIL LATE FRIDAY WHEN IT WAS RETURNED TO INDIA. ITEMS CARRIED BY THE PILOT HAD BEEN RECOVERED, INCLUDING HIS IDENTIFICATION CARD, A COMPASS AND A SURVIVAL MANUAL. PAKISTANI ARMY GENERAL NUSRAT SIAL SHOWED THE ITEMS TO JOURNALISTS. ///SIAL ACT/// THESE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS WHICH HAVE BEEN FOUND FROM THE AIRCRAFT. YOU HAVE SEEN THE EJECTION SEAT, YOU HAVE SEEN THE PARACHUTE WHICH WAS USED BY THE PILOT -- SOME OF HIS PERSONAL BELONGINGS, HIS WIRELESS SET, HIS PISTOL. ///END ACT/// NONE OF THE ITEMS DISPLAYED HAD BEEN STAINED WITH BLOOD, WHICH COULD INDICATE MR. AHUJA EJECTED SAFELY FROM HIS STRICKEN FIGHTER PLANE. THE CONDITIONS OF HIS PARACHUTE HARNESS AND ANTI G-FORCE VEST ALSO LOOKED AS IF THEY HAD BEEN TAKEN OFF WITHOUT ANY FORCE. THE MOST TELLING SIGN, HOWEVER, THAT HE MAY HAVE SURVIVED THE DOWNING OF HIS PLANE WAS THAT HIS PISTOL HAD A HALF EMPTY AMMUNITION CLIP AND THERE WERE SPENT SHELL CASINGS WITH HIS BELONGINGS. INDIA SAYS IT PLANS TO CONDUCT A POST-MORTEM EXAMINATION ON MR. AHUJA'S BODY TO DETERMINE HOW HE DIED AND WILL PRESENT ITS FINDINGS. MEANWHILE, THE PILOT OF THE SECOND INDIAN FIGHTER PLANE, WHO EJECTED SAFELY, IS STILL BEING HELD BY PAKISTAN. INDIA'S REQUESTS FOR HIS IMMEDIATE RETURN HAVE REPORTEDLY BEEN TURNED DOWN. PAKISTAN SAYS BOTH PLANES VIOLATED ITS AIRSPACE WHEN THEY CROSSED THE LINE OF CONTROL IN A REMOTE PART OF THE DISPUTED KASHMIR REGION. IN AN EFFORT TO EASE TENSIONS BETWEEN THE RIVAL NUCLEAR STATES, PAKISTAN SAYS FOREIGN MINISTER SARTAJ AZIZ WILL TRAVEL TO NEW DELHI IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS TO MEET WITH HIS INDIAN COUNTERPART. OFFICIALS FROM BOTH COUNTRIES SAY THEY WANT TO PREVENT THE CONFLICT FROM ESCALATING. AN EXACT DATE HAS NOT BEEN SET FOR THE VISIT BECAUSE PLANS ARE STILL BEING FINALIZED. (SIGNED) NEB/SA/TMD/JO 29-May-99 12:37 PM EDT (1637 UTC) NNNN Source: Voice of America .