The Islamic Republic in Iran portrays General Qasem Soleimani as a symbol of unity that unites all Iranians regardless of their political views. His statue installed just this morning in Share-e-Kord and now on fire in <24hr PERHAPS tells a different story.
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Pictures of unveiling the statue earlier today
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Note the same lights around the statue.

Jan 5, 2022 · 10:01 PM UTC

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[I still do not see the circle shape seen in the ceremony, have some doubts if it is the same statue]
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Well, it is confirmed. And Supreme Leader's representative to Shahr-e-Kord described the arsonists as "living in utmost stupidity". He said his reaction to the news of the statue being on fire was similar to when he heard Soleimani had been martyred.
محمدعلی نکونام، نماینده خامنه‌ای در چهارمحال و بختیاری، در واکنش به آتش زده شدن مجسمه قاسم سلیمانی در شهرکرد ساعاتی پس از رونمایی آن، طی پیامی گفت عاملان این اقدام «در اوج حماقت قرار دارند» او این اقدام را «جنایت در تاریکی شب» خواند
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According to the state news outlets, the person responsible for torching the statue was arrested today
دستگیری عامل هتک حرمت به تندیس سردار سلیمانی در شهرکرد isna.ir/news/1400102115895/%…
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