ITAR-TASS : DPRK launches 3 short-range ballistic missiles ++ . . SEOUL, January 13 (Itar-Tass) â€”â€” North Korea has launched three KN-02 short-range ballistic missiles, a representative of the South Korean Defense Ministry said on Friday on conditions of anonymity. Their radius of action amounts to about 120 kilometers. According to the available information, the given launch, which was made on Wednesday, is a part of tests of military technologies of North Korea. Last time the DPRK made such tests on December 19 - - on the day when official Pyongyang announced the death of Leader Kim Jong Il.