What does the Quran say about terrorism, terrorist activities, and the taking of innocent lives?

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What does the Quran say about terrorism, terrorist activities, and the taking of innocent lives?

Allah says in the Holy Quran: "Take not life, which Allah hath made sacred".
In Islam, it is haram (not permissible) to take life of an innocent person.