One of the Afghans was detained Thursday and the others fled back to Afghan territory, said Faizullo Gadoyev, a department chief at the Drug Control Agency.
He said the smugglers opened fire after being spotted by border guards. No one was hurt, he said.
The impoverished former Soviet republic in Central Asia a major route for narcotics traffickers from Afghanistan, reports the AP.
The West, together with Ukraine, quickly forms a strike corps in order to enter Crimea or cut off the Donbass from Russia