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Vote count begins in Turkey's referendum on expanding Erdogan's powers - TRT

ANKARA, April 16 (Reuters) - Vote counting has started across Turkey in a historic referendum that could change the constitution and give President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers, the state-run TRT broadcaster said on Sunday.

Polls closed at 4 p.m. (1300 GMT) in the east of the country and at 5 p.m. elsewhere.

(Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu and Ece Toksabay; Editing by Nick Tattersall)