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DATE=6/1/99 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT NUMBER=2-250056 TITLE=PAK / KASHMIR ATTACKS (S) BYLINE=SCOTT ANGER DATELINE=ISLAMABAD CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: PAKISTAN SAYS THREE OF ITS SOLDIERS HAVE BEEN KILLED WHILE THE ARMY SUCCESSFULLY REPULSED ATTACKS FROM INDIAN TROOPS ALONG THE DISPUTED LINE OF CONTROL IN KASHMIR. THE REPORTS OF INDIAN ATTACKS REPRESENT THE MOST SERIOUS ESCALATION OF HOSTILITIES BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES SINCE TWO INDIAN FIGHTER PLANES WERE SHOT DOWN BY PAKISTANI SOLDIERS LAST WEEK. FROM ISLAMABAD, CORRESPONDENT SCOTT ANGER REPORTS. TEXT: THE PAKISTANI ARMY SAYS IT HAS DRIVEN BACK AT LEAST THREE SEPARATE ATTACKS BY INDIAN TROOPS ALONG THE DISPUTED LINE OF CONTROL IN KASHMIR DURING THE LAST 24-HOURS. THE ARMY SAYS INDIAN TROOPS LAUNCHED TWO GROUND ATTACKS NORTH OF DRAS, WHERE INDIAN AIR ATTACKS HAVE BEEN CONCENTRATED OVER THE LAST SIX DAYS IN AN EFFORT TO DISLODGE ARMED MUSLIM INSURGENTS. THERE HAS BEEN NO IMMEDIATE COMMENT ON THE ACTION FROM INDIAN OFFICIALS. MEANWHILE, IN ANOTHER AREA, LOCAL POLICE SAY A NUMBER OF CHILDREN HAVE BEEN KILLED AND WOUNDED BY INDIAN MORTAR FIRE IN A VILLAGE ON THE PAKISTANI SIDE OF THE DISPUTED BORDER. PAKISTAN HAS OFFERED TO SEND ITS FOREIGN MINISTER TO NEW DELHI FOR TALKS TO DIFFUSE THE INCREASING TENSION BETWEEN THE RIVAL NEIGHBORS. NO DATE HAS BEEN SET FOR THE VISIT. (SIGNED) NEB/SA/PLM 01-Jun-99 6:40 AM EDT (1040 UTC) NNNN Source: Voice of America .