GILGIT: A Chinese engineer and a local worker were killed as a result of a landslide near the Attabad Lake, Express News reported on Tuesday.
Both the labourers were working at a construction site.
The local worker was identified as Zohaib Nazeer.
Earlier on May 2, at least one labourer was killed and three others, including two Chinese engineers, were injured in a landslide while working in the same area.
CRBC, a Chinese road construction company, is working on constructing a tunnel from Attabad to Gojal as an alternative to the Karakoram Highway, part of which has submerged after a landslide formed a lake on the Hunza River.
In a similar incident in January 2010, at least 19 people were killed in a landslide near Attabad village adjacent to Hunza, which is about 120 kilometers from Gilgit.