At least 135 soldiers, including a colonel and 11 civilans, go missing after avalanche hit them at Gayari sector.
Experts finally began widening the Attabad lake spillway on Tuesday, after days of protests by villagers.
Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Mehdi Shah had recently blamed the media for creating unrest in the region.
The government has in principle agreed to use explosives to blast boulders blocking the flow of water through Attabad lake.
A team of experts has reached Hunza from Islamabad to chalk out a plan to drain the Attabad lake, officials said on Saturday.
The victims of the Attabad landslide lake have called off their struggle to widen the spillway.
Hundreds of people displaced by the artificial lake near Attabad defied police cordon and attempted to drain the lake.
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