A man luckily survived after being hacked during a violent clash yesterday evening in Bayelsa state.

It was gathered that the injured man, said to be a chief’s son from Ekpetiama clan, an Ijaw ethnic group in the state, was involved in a brutal fight which saw various weapons used.

According to reports, in the course of the fight, the chief’s son was cut on his hand with a machete.

The man whose hand almost fell off, was rushed to the hospital where he was immediately treated by medical personnel.

It has been scooped that the wounded man is recuperating as a call has been made to the youths of Ekpetiama to embrace peace and stop fighting.