Kim Kardashian furious with prank caller

Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is furious after a prank caller had a heavily armed swat team rush to her family`s home claiming a shooter was present.

The 31-year-old` Keeping Up With the Kardashians` star, who is pregnant with her first child with her rapper boyfriend Kanye West, has hit back after her mother Kris, step-father Bruce and sisters Kendall and Kylie became the latest victims of a `swatting` incident, reported TMZ online.

After hearing about the incident, Kim, who is currently in the Ivory Coast, Africa, blasted the prank caller on her Twitter page.

"Just got a call from my mom telling me about this prank call that someone was shot in their home and 15 swat team & 3 helicopters showed up (sic)," Kim posted.

"These prank calls are not funny. People can get arrested for this! I hope they find out how is behind this. It`s dangerous & not a joke," she added.

The Kardashian family aren`t the first celebrity victims of such a hoax.

Police were called to Tom Cruise`s Beverly Hills home on by a prank caller, who claimed an armed robbery was taking place but they found no crime had been committed.

A 12-year-old child also previously targeted Ashton Kutcher and Justin Bieber`s homes in a series of elaborate prank burglaries.