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Brisbane Man Loses Four Fingers After Samurai Sword Attack

A man has had four fingers and part of his thumb severed by a samurai sword during a fight at a caravan park north of Brisbane.

The 45-year-old suffered the injury after allegedly being attacked by a 40-year-old during a dispute at the caravan park in Aspley on Wednesday night.

"It will be alleged about 8.20pm two men were involved in a physical altercation at the Gympie Road address when one man assaulted the other with a samurai sword," the police report states.

"The 45-year-old man had four fingers and part of his thumb severed during the altercation and was transported to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital to undergo emergency surgery.

"Officers attended the scene and arrested the 40-year-old man who was charged with one count of grievous bodily harm.

"He will appear in the Pine Rivers Magistrates Court today."

The man underwent emergency surgery at a Brisbane hospital, while the alleged attacker will face Pine Rivers Magistrates Court on Thursday after being charged with grievous bodily harm.

with AAP

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