Eight workers were killed when the van was trapped in a landslide on the Karakoram Highway early Tuesday morning.
The labourers were hired by Chinese Company and were working on Dasu power plant. While they were returning to their camp, heavy landslide occurred that almost killed.
At least eight people are dead, rescue was immediately summoned and the operation lasted for hours.
Their dead bodies have now been shifted to the nearest district hospital. DHO Kohistan Raja Saboor informed that people who died were from Kohistan. The identification by name is not yet done.
The Karakoram Highway has now been opened for traffic, he said.