He was attacked with a cleaver and hammer and suffered wounds so severe that police initially thought he had been shot in the face. He spent several weeks in hospital.The Audi S3 used in the attack was set on fire, but a blood stained machete was discovered in the back seat.The first attack was on Robert Daniel, whose car was rammed by another vehicle before he was chased into a house in December 2016 and hit on the head with a hatchet or machete.The victims also included Ryan Fitzsimmons, 34, who the judge described as a hard working man who lived quietly with his mother. His brother had been held for trying to kill Ross Monaghan, who was cleared of shooting the Daniel family “enforcer”, Kevin “Gerbil” Carroll, outside a primary school in Glasgow. Six men who tried to turn Glasgow “into a war zone” in a violent feud with another gang have been jailed for a total of 104 years.Part of the Lyons crime clan, they were sentenced after being found guilty of plotting to kill five men linked to the rival Daniel family.Police said it was a “miracle” that no-one had died in what the judge described as a “sophisticated plot”.Det Inp Jim Bradley said the level of violence used in a “planned and premeditated manner” was “just horrific”.Lord Mulholland told the six at the High Court in Glasgow that they tried to turn the city into a war zone, adding: “This is a civilised city, which is based on the rule of law. There is no place for this type of conduct, retribution or the law of the jungle.” CCTV captured a high speed chase in the centre of GlasgowCredit:Universal News and SPort An Audi was used in the attack on Steven DanielCredit:Universal News and Sport Lord Mulholland told the men: “Steven Daniel gave evidence and said that he was not aware of a feud between the Lyons and Daniel families. I did not believe a word and, more importantly, neither did the jury.”He said the murder plot involved tracker devices and encrypted mobile phones, adding that gang was undone by “good old fashioned detective work”.Gallacher made a clenched fist gesture as he was led out of the dock while Ferguson appeared to salute supporters in court.The six appeared for sentencing amid heightened security, with armed police patrolling the building Police found a haul of weapons in a lock-up garageCredit:Universal News and Sport The five were ambushed in a series of attacks, with Steven “Bonzo” Daniel – nephew of the late gangland boss Jamie Daniel – identified as a primary target.The ex-taxi firm director was assaulted in May 2017 after a 100mph car chase that ended with a crash on an M8 off-ramp. The gang were able to find him because they had attached a tracker to his car. Brian Ferguson, 37, Andrew Gallacher, 40, Robert Pickett, 53, Andrew Sinclair, 32, John Hardie, 35, and Peter Bain, 45, were convicted last month of conspiracy to murder.Ferguson, Gallacher and Hardie were jailed for 20 years, Picket was jailed for 16 years, Bain for 15 years and Sinclair for 13 years and three months.The men targeted five associates of the Daniel family between June 2016 and September 2017 in several locations, including Glasgow and Manchester. Five masked men attacked him with a sword, causing brain damage that left the former soldier unable to live on his own. He told the court he had “never been involved in crime”. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily Front Page newsletter and new audio briefings.