Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman meets with IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot and other top military officers at Israel Defense Forces headquarters in Tel Aviv on October 27, 2018.
Restrictions remained in place, however, limiting gatherings outdoors to 100 people and those indoors to 500.
The rocket fire began late Friday, just hours after five Palestinians were killed during renewed clashes on the Gaza-Israeli border.
Hebrew-language news outlets reported that the Israeli army announced that Israeli warplanes have carried out over 80 airstrikes across Gaza. Though he did not accuse Hamas of taking part in the launches, Brig.
Another IDF spokesman, Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, said the rocket strikes were ordered by operatives from the overseas branch of Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps stationed in Syria and warned Israel may not limit its response to Gaza.
Egyptian security officials have been talking separately to Israeli and Palestinian leaders in an attempt to restore calm along the border.
The IDF said in a statement Saturday morning it "views with great severity the rocket attacks tonight against Israeli communities".
The largest projectile attacks in months which continued into Saturday and border fatalities came despite talk of progress towards an Egyptian-brokered deal to end the months of often violent protests along the border.
In Gaza City, a four-story building was completely destroyed in a strike, AFP correspondents on the scene said.
Hamas officials denied any had been reached but confirmed to AFP that progress was being made.
Hamas did not claim responsibility for the rockets, but Israel holds it responsible for any fire from the coastal enclave.
Last week, a rocket fired from Gaza hit an Israeli home, narrowly avoiding killing a family.
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The night of some 30 rocket barrages began at around 10 pm Friday evening in the area of Sapir College in Sderot.
Troops responded with "riot dispersal means", a spokesman added. One of those killed was blown up by his own hand grenade, which exploded prematurely, witnesses said.
Israel's Iron Dome rocket-defense system intercepted 13 rockets, two landed in Gaza and the remainder fell in open spaces in southern Israel, he said.
In response the Israeli army carried out air strikes on around 20 Hamas targets in Gaza. Picture taken with long exposure.
The victims were part of the protesters of the March of Return - done every Friday since March 30, when they were attacked by the Israeli forces.
US President Donald Trump's Mideast envoy Jason Greenblatt is slated to visit Israel in the coming week, notwithstanding the lack of a firm release date for the president's "deal of the century" peace plan.
Sirens were heard in Israeli settlements near the Gaza-Israel buffer zone because of the rockets fired from Gaza.
Israel and Hamas have fought three wars since 2008, and Egypt and the United Nations have been leading diplomatic efforts to avert a fourth.
Israel says it keeps a naval blockade and tight control of its land crossings with the enclave for security reasons. A voluntary medic is among the injured with a leg wound, he was injured in Bureij, according to the Palestinian health authorities.
Egyptian mediators have been in the region for weeks, trying to secure calm and prevent a full-blown war between Israel and Gaza groups, led by the larger militant Hamas group.
According to the Israeli military, the targets also included two advanced weapon manufacturing facilities, five military compounds and one terror tunnel.