KHAIRPUR: Tapedar house was looted by armed persons here on Sunday. Unidentified armed persons attacked the house of Tapedar Mir Muhammad Rid of Taluka Kotdiji at Naveed Colony Khairpur, held family hostage at gunpoint and looted gold, mobile sets and other valuables worth millions of rupees. They fled to unknown destination after swift operation. A section police reached two hours after the incident. FIR could not be lodged till filing this news.