A helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi was involved in an accident on Sunday.

Iranian State broadcaster Tasnim reported that the president was on board the helicopter when it was involved in an accident in the East Azerbaijan province in northwest Iran.

Live updates:

6:05: An Iranian official has told iranina helicopter crashReuters that "the lives of Raisi and Amir-Abdollahian are at risk following the helicopter crash. We are still hopeful but information coming from the crash site is very concerning."... Read More: Arutz-7