The Israel Defense Forces says 299 rockets have been fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip since 7 a.m.
The military says 42 of the rockets fell in Gaza. The Iron Dome anti-missile defense system successfully intercepted 90 percent of the projectiles, it says.
The army says it struck 30 rocket-launching sites in Gaza since this morning. The IDF says it carried out 430 strikes on Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad rocket-launching sites in the past several days, killing 20 terrorists involved.