The mother of twins rescued them from their backyard swimming pool in North Babylon Thursday after they fell in, Suffolk County police said.

The mother pulled the 3-year old twins to safety from the pool at about 11:25 a.m., a police spokeswoman said. The children are in satisfactory condition, police said.

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Emergency personnel responded, and the twins appeared to be OK initially, but were taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip as a precaution.

The police spokeswoman said she did not know how the twins fell into the pool.