DATE=8/11/1999 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT TITLE=PAKISTAN - INDIA (L) NUMBER=2-252692 BYLINE=AYAZ GUL DATELINE=ISLAMABAD INTERNET=YES CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: Pakistan says it has fired a missile at two Indian aircraft, describing them as war planes approaching the site of a downed Pakistani plane. Indian fighter jets shot down the Pakistani anti- submarine aircraft Tuesday, killing all 16 people aboard. India says its forces acted when the Pakistani plane strayed into Indian airspace. Ayaz Gul reports from Islamabad on today's (Wednesday's) developments. TEXT: A Pakistan military spokesman [Rashid Qureshi] says his forces fired a surface-to-air missile at Indian aircraft approaching the crash site. He says the action forced the Indian planes to turn back. The incident took place a day after India shot down a Pakistani anti-submarine plane with 16 people on board. Pakistan has condemned the incident as a blatant and unprovoked act by India. Pakistan's information minister, Mushahid Hussain, says his country's political and military leadership has put Pakistan's armed forces on high alert. /// HUSSAIN ACT /// Pakistan will be fully justified in making an appropriate response in self defense. All provocation and violations of Pakistan's airspace would be considered as hostile acts and given a befitting response. The armed forces have been directed to take all necessary measures in this regard. /// END ACT /// India says its jets shot down the Pakistani plane Tuesday morning when it strayed into Indian airspace on a spying mission. But Pakistan disputes India's version, and says the plane was on a routine training flight over its own territory when it was shot down. Pakistan accused India of cold-blooded murder and is calling on New Delhi to apologize for the incident. The renewed tensions between India and Pakistan come just weeks after the two countries went to the brink of their fourth war in 52 years, over the disputed Kashmir region. The international community, led by the United States, is expressing concern about increasing tensions between India and Pakistan - especially since both countries conducted nuclear tests last year. (Signed) NEB/AG/WTW 11-Aug-1999 14:30 PM EDT (11-Aug-1999 1830 UTC) NNNN Source: Voice of America .